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1 September 2014 Case 3665
Musca purpurascens Walker, 1836 (Insecta, Diptera, calliphoridae): proposed conservation of prevailing usage of name by setting aside the unidentifiable female holotype and replacing it with a male neotype
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The purpose of the present application, under Article 75.5 of the Code, is to conserve the name Lucilia purpurascens (Walker, 1836) in its accustomed usage for a common Neotropical blow fly by setting aside the existing unidentifiable female holotype and replacing it with a male neotype.

Terry Whitworth and Knut Rognes "Case 3665
Musca purpurascens Walker, 1836 (Insecta, Diptera, calliphoridae): proposed conservation of prevailing usage of name by setting aside the unidentifiable female holotype and replacing it with a male neotype," The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 71(3), 166-169, (1 September 2014). https://doi.org/10.21805/bzn.v71i3.a15
Published: 1 September 2014
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