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20 December 2019 Opinion 2443 (Case 2057) – Dactylopius coccus Costa, 1829 and Dactylopius tomentosus (Lamarck, 1801) (Insecta, Hemiptera, Dactylopiidae): usage conserved by suppression of the specific names Coccus sativus Lancry, 1791, Coccus mexicanus Lamarck, 1801 and Coccus silvestris Lancry, 1791
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The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature has used its plenary power to conserve the specific names of two species of agriculturally important cochineal scale insect, Dactylopius coccus Costa, 1829 and Dactylopius tomentosus (Lamarck, 1801), by suppressing the senior subjective synonyms Coccus sativusLancry, 1791 and Coccus mexicanusLamarck, 1801 for the former, and Coccus silvestrisLancry, 1791 for the latter.

"Opinion 2443 (Case 2057) – Dactylopius coccus Costa, 1829 and Dactylopius tomentosus (Lamarck, 1801) (Insecta, Hemiptera, Dactylopiidae): usage conserved by suppression of the specific names Coccus sativus Lancry, 1791, Coccus mexicanus Lamarck, 1801 and Coccus silvestris Lancry, 1791," The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 76(1), 194-195, (20 December 2019). https://doi.org/10.21805/bzn.v76.a060
Published: 20 December 2019
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