[Taxacom] A nomen nudum in Bombus

Dilrukshan Wijesinghe dpwijesinghe at yahoo.com
Sat May 29 09:42:17 CDT 2021

Miles Zhang pointed out in a Twitter post that the name Bombus incognitus used in the following paper is apparently a nomen nudum. The authors state: "We assign this species the provisional name Bombus incognitus."

Cryptic Species of Alpine Bumblebees Revealed by Comparative Population Genomics
Matthew J Christmas, Julia C Jones, Anna Olsson, Ola Wallerman, Ignas Bunikis, Marcin Kierczak, Valentina Peona, Kaitlyn M Whitley, Tuuli Larva, Alexander Suh, Nicole E Miller-Struttmann, Jennifer C Geib, Matthew T Webster
Molecular Biology and Evolution


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