[Taxacom] Chilodontidae (gastropod family) or Chilodontaidae Wenz, 1938?

Tony Rees tonyrees49 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 7 00:09:30 CST 2019


I contacted the secretary of ICZN regarding this case and they have agreed
to give it some renewed attention - possibly with a result by the middle of
this year. So stay tuned.

All the best - Tony

Tony Rees, New South Wales, Australia
https://about.me/TonyRees


On Mon, 25 Feb 2019 at 23:06, David Campbell <pleuronaia at gmail.com> wrote:

> As of the 2017 Bouchet and Rocroi revised gastropod nomenclator, the case
> was still pending (
> https://bioone.org/journals/malacologia/volume-61/issue-1-2); the ICZN
> website would seem to be the reliable source.
>
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 1:35 AM Tony Rees <tonyrees49 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I also note that there is a counter-view to the solution suggested by
>> Herbert and Bouchet in 2011 (Case 3555), i.e. changing the mollusc family
>> to Chilodontaidae to remove the homonymy, namely that of Geiger, 2011
>> (Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 68(4):281-300 (2011).
>> https://doi.org/10.21805/bzn.v68i4.a5) who favours reverting the fish
>> family spelling to its original "Chilodidae", and keeping the mollusc
>> family unchanged...
>>
>> Regards - Tony
>>
>>
>> On Mon, 25 Feb 2019 at 16:49, Tony Rees <tonyrees49 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > I do note that currently there is no entry for "Chilodontaidae" in
>> either
>> > ZooBank or ION (Index of Organism Names), although I realise that there
>> can
>> > sometimes be some latency here. (Also registration with ZooBank is not
>> > mandatory except in the case of electronic publication).
>> >
>> > Regards - Tony
>> > Tony Rees, New South Wales, Australia
>> >
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