TURKA NOM. NOV., FOR THE PREOCCUPIED PALAEARCTIC ROBBER FLIES GENUS TURKIELLA LEHR, 1996 (DIPTERA: ASILIDAE)

Abstract : A junior homonym was detected among the genus group names of Asilidae and the following replacement name is proposed: Turka nom. nov. for Turkiella Lehr, 1996. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species currently included in this genus. Turka cervinus (Loew, 1856) comb. nov.; Turka nudus (Lehr, 1996) comb. nov.; Turka tridentatus (Loew, 1871) comb. nov. and Turka zaitzevi (Lehr, 1996) comb. nov.
Keyword : nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Diptera, Asilidae
Author(s) : , H. Özdikmen
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