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Published: 2017-03-04

Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the subfamily Acridinae of the family Hylidae (Amphibia, Anura)

Reptiles & Amphibiens, Institut de Systématique, Évolution, Biodiversité, ISYEB – UMR 7205 – CNRS, MNHN, UPMC, EPHE, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Sorbonne Universités, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 30, F-75005, Paris, France
Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA
Reptiles & Amphibiens, Institut de Systématique, Évolution, Biodiversité, ISYEB – UMR 7205 – CNRS, MNHN, UPMC, EPHE, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Sorbonne Universités, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 30, F-75005, Paris, France
Amphibia new tribe availability homonymy Orthoptera International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature Plenary Powers


We propose to recognise two tribes in the subfamily Acridinae of the family Hylidae (Amphibia, Anura) and we point to nomenclatural problems of homonymy between the nomen of this subfamily and two familial nomina of Orthoptera Caelifera. To solve these problems, we propose a solution that requires an action by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature under its Plenary Powers.


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