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Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.17 no.1 Curitiba Mar. 2000 



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



Albino M. Sakakibara

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




Fermeria is proposed as a new name for Fairmairiana Sakakibara, 1998 (praeoc.) (non Fairmairiana Alexis & Delpont, 1998 (Coleoptera, Cetoniidae)), and, consequently, the following change: Fermeria spinolai (Sakakibara, 1998), comb.n.

Key words: Fermeria, Homoptera, Membracidae, new name, nomenclature.



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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT. I would like to express my thanks to the Zoological Record for the information about the homonym and the precise reference of it. I am also grateful to Dr. Robert Alexis for his kindness in sending me the reprint of the paper where Fairmairiana Alexis & Delpont was described.



Alexis, R. & M. Delpont. 1998. 24eme Contribution a l'etude des Cetoniidae Fairmairiana bousqueti nov. gen., nov. sp. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea, Cetoniidae, Cetoniinae, Cetoniini). Lambillionea 98 (4): 535-548.         [ Links ]

Sakakibara, A.M. 1998. Taxonomic notes on Darnoides Fairmaire (Heteronotinae), with description of a new species and other new taxa in Darninae, Cymbomorphini (Homoptera, Membracidae). Revta bras. Ent. 42 (3-4): 141-146.         [ Links ]



Recebido em 08. VII. 1999; aceito em 03. III. 2000.



1 Contribuição número 1158 do Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná.

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