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Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.16 no.4 Curitiba  1999 



Nomenclatural notes in Membracidae (Homoptera): a new name for Bordonia Sakakibara1



Albino M. Sakakibara

Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná. Caixa Postal 19020, 81531-990 Curitiba, Paraná, Brasil. Bolsista do CNPq




Bordoniana is here proposed as a new name for Bordonia Sakakibara, 1997 (praeoc.) - non Bordonia Cobos, 1978 (Coleoptera, Buprestidae) -, and, consequently, the following changes: Bordoniana venezuelana (Sakakibara, 1979) comb.n.; B. clypeata (Sakakibara, 1997) comb.n.; B. majuscula (Sakakibara, 1997) comb.n.; B. nigricosta (Goding, 1926) comb.n.; B. virescens (Funkhouser, 1940) comb.n..

Key words: Homoptera, Membracidae, nomenclature, taxonomy.



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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT. I would like to express my thanks to Carlos Bordón who discovered the homonymy and provided me the reprint of A. Cobos. Also to the Zoological Record that informed me about the existence of a homonym and giving me a precise reference of it.



Cobos, A. 1978. Ensayo sobre los géneros de la subfamilia "Polycestinae" (Coleóptera, Buprestidae). Eos 54: 15-94.         [ Links ]

Sakakibara, A.M. 1997. The tribe Acutalini Fowler (Homoptera, Membracidae, Smiliinae): new genera, new species, and some nomenclatural changes. Revta bras. Zool. 14 (3): 659-674 [1998]         [ Links ].



Recebido em 18.III.1999; aceito em 10.VI.1999.



1 Contribuição número 1133 do Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná.

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