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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

Print version ISSN 0101-8175

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-81751999000400031 

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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

 

 


ABSTRACT

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.

 

REFERENCES

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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