New subfamily and genus names, Rossodinae nom. nov. and Rossodes nom. nov., for the finger-net caddisflies (Trichoptera: Philopotamidae)

Abstract :

A junior homonym was detected amongst the finger-net caddisflies genus group names and the following replacement name is proposed: Rossodes nom. nov. for Paulianodes Ross, 1956. Accordingly, new combination is herein proposed for the species currently included in this genus. Rossodes tsaratananae (Ross, 1956) comb. nov. In addition, we propose the replacement name Rossodinae new name for the subfamily name Paulianodinae.


Keyword :

nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Paulianodinae, Paulianodes


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


2008 Vol. 3 Number 1