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Opinion 2433 (Case 3724) – Metochus abbreviatus Scott, 1874 (Insecta, Heteroptera): conditional precedence given over Rhyparochromus erosus Walker, 1872 (currently Metochus erosus)

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Abstract


The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has conserved the specific name of <em>Metochus abbreviatus</em> Scott, 1874 for a species of rhyparochromid bug by giving it precedence over the senior subjective synonym <em>Rhyparochromus erosus</em> Walker, 1872.

Keywords


Nomenclature; taxonomy; Heteroptera; Rhyparochromidae; Metochus; Metochus abbreviatus; Metochus erosus; East Asia.

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