Generic Homonyms in the Colydiinae (Coleoptera: Zopheridae)

Michael A. Ivie, Stanislaw Adam Slipinski, Piotr Wegrzynowicz

Abstract


New replacement names are proposed: Megapnosaurus Ivie, Slipinski and Wegrzynowicz NEW REPLACEMENT NAME for Syniarsus Raath 1969 (Ceratosauria: Coelophysidae), not Syntarsus Fairmaire 1869 (Coleoptera: Zopheridae: Colydiinae); and Stephaniolus Ivie, Slipinski and Wegrzynowicz NEW REPLACEMENT NAME for Pseudotaphrus Stephan 1989 (Coleoptera: Zopheridae: Colydiinae) not Pseudotaphrus Cossmann 1888 (Mollusca: Rissoiidae). These result in the new combinations Megapnosaurus rhodesiensis (Raath 1961) NEW COMBINATION, Megapnosaurus kayentakatae (Rowe 1989) NEW COMBINATION and Stephaniolus longus (Stephan 1989) NEW COMBINATION.

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