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Case 3793 – Request for a confirmation of the correct stem for family-group names proposed before 2000 and typified by fish genera with names ending in -lebias

Richard van der Laan


The purpose of this application under Article 78.2.3 of the Code is to stabilize the spelling of various junior subjective synonyms of the fish family Rivulidae proposed before 2000. The confirmation of -lebi- as the correct genitive stem under the Code for fish genera with names ending in -lebias is requested.


Nomenclature, taxonomy, family-group name, Rivulidae, Cynolebiatidi, Cynolebiatinae, Cynolebiidae, Cynolebiasinae, lebias.

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