NEW FAMILY AND GENUS NAMES, WADEMIDAE NOM. NOV. AND WADEMA NOM. NOV., FOR GEORGINIDAE AND GEORGINA WADE, 1977 (MOLLUSCA: CEPHALOPODA)

Abstract : A junior homonym was detected among the cephalopod genus group names and the following replacement name is proposed: Wadema nom. nov. for Georgina Wade, 1977. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species currently included in this genus. Wadema dwyeri (Wade, 1977) comb. nov.; Wadema linda (Wade, 1977) comb. nov. and Wadema roylori (Wade, 1977) comb. nov.. In addition, I propose the replacement name Wademidae new name for the family name Georginidae.
Keyword : nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Georginidae, Georgina
Author(s) : , H. Özdikmen
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