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Nomenclatural changes in two families of asellote isopods (Acanthaspidiidae and Ischnomesidae)



Iolanthe Beddard, 1886a is shown to be a senior synonyn of Acanthaspidia Stebbing, 1893, the replacement name for the preoccupied Acanthoniscus Sars, 1879 (Isopoda: Asellota: Acanthaspidiidae). Ischnomesus kussakini nom. nov. is erected as a replacement name for Ischnomesus antarcticus (Kussakin, 1982), preoccupied in this combination (Isopoda: Asellota: Ischnomesidae).



Isoptera, Acanthaspidiidae, Ischnomesidae, Iolanthe, Acanthaspidia, Acanthoniscus, Ischnomesus, synonym, replacement name

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