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

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..

Homoptera; Membracidae; nomenclature; taxonomy


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Nomenclatural notes in Membracidae (Homoptera): a new name for Bordonia Sakakibara1 1 Contribuição número 1133 do Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná.

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.

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

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

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

Publication Dates

  • Publication in this collection
    19 June 2009
  • Date of issue
    1999

History

  • Accepted
    10 June 1999
  • Received
    18 Mar 1999
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