author of animal taxon

Peter Schuchert schuchert at UBACLU.UNIBAS.CH
Tue Jun 9 16:05:04 CDT 1998

Could anyone comment on the following question:

Author X describes an new animal species. Later, author
Y notices a homonomy with another valid species and
provides a new name.
Who is then the author followed by the species name?
  Genus species (Author X) or
  Genus species author Y.

many thanks for your comments,

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