Subsequent spelling cavolinii for Scarabaeus cavolini Petagna, 1792 (currently Copris hispanus cavolinii) to be maintained as prevailing usage (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Scarabaeidae: Coprini)

  • Stefano Ziani
Keywords: Scarabs, nomenclature, International Code of Zoological Nomenclature

Abstract

The specific name in Scarabaeus cavolinii Petagna,1792 (currently Copris hispanus ssp. cavolinii) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Coprini) is an incorrect subsequent spelling—the original spelling is cavolini—but, because of its prevailing usage here documented, is to be preserved.

Published
2020-07-09
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