Subsequent spelling ritchiei for Mnematium ritchii Macleay,1821 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeini) to be maintained for prevailing usage

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

Abstract

The specific name in Mnematium ritchiei Macleay,1821 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeini) is an incorrect subsequent spelling—the original spelling is ritchii—but, because of its prevailing usage here documented, is to be preserved.

Published
2021-04-05
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