Adamostenus nom. nov., a replacement name for the rove beetles subgenus Metastenus Adam, 1987 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)

Abstract :

A junior homonym was detected amongst the rove beetles genus group names and the following replacement name is proposed: Adamostenus nom. nov. for Metastenus Adam, 1987. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species group names currently included in this subgenus.


Keyword :

nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Staphylinidae, Coleoptera


Author(s) : Özdikmen, H., Darılmaz, M.
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Published Issue : 2008 Vol. 3 Number 1


2008 Vol. 3 Number 1