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OPINION 2363 (Case 3609) Bulimus cylindricus Menke, 1828 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, ENIDAE ): specific name conserved

ICZN International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

Abstract


Ruling
(1) Under the plenary power the Commission has ruled that the name cylindricus
Menke, 1828, as published in the binomen Bulimus cylindricus, is not invalid by
reason of being a junior primary homonym of cylindricus Gray, 1825, as
published in the binomen Bulimus cylindricus.
(2) The name cylindricus Menke, 1828, as published in the binomen Bulimus
cylindricus, is hereby placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology
with the endorsement that it is not invalid by reason of being a junior primary
homonym of cylindricus Gray, 1825, as published in the binomen Bulimus
cylindricus.

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