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Helix dibothrion Bielz, 1860 (currently Perforatella dibothrion, Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Hygromiidae): proposed conservation by suppression of the senior synonym Helix diodon Rossmässler, 1835 and proposed conservation of its prevailing spelling

Bernhard Hausdorf

Abstract


The purpose of this application, under Articles 23.9.3, 78.1 and 80.2 of the Code, is to suppress the senior synonym Helix diodon Rossmässler, 1835, in order to protect the name Helix dibothrion Bielz, 1860 (currently Perforatella dibothrion), which has been consistently in use for more than a century and to conserve the commonly used but incorrect spelling of the name.

Keywords


Nomenclature; taxonomy; Gastropoda; Stylommatophora; Hygromiidae; Perforatella; Carpathian Mountains.

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