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Case 3669 Family-group names based on Ortalis Merrem, 1786 (Aves, CRACIDAE): proposed conservation of either Ortalida-, Ortalis- or Ortalid- as the stem and suppression of family-group names based on Ortalis Fallén, 1810 (Insecta, Diptera) in the latter two instances, and acceptance of the English text of part of Article 29.3.3 of the Code as definitive in the second instance

Thomas M. Donegan


Nomenclature; taxonomy; ORTALIDAINI; ORTALIDINI; ORTALINI; ORTALISINI; chachalacas; ORTALISCIDAE, CEROXYDIDAE; family-group names; stem formation; homonymy; correct original spelling; English-French discrepancy.

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