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ICZN, 2012. OPINION 2296 (Case 3525) Tricoelia variopedata Renier, [1804] (currently Chaetopterus variopedatus; Annelida, Polychaeta): specific name conserved. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 69(2): 143-144
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The Commission has conserved the widespread current usage of the polychaete name Chaetopterus variopedatus by ruling that it is available from Renier [1804b], despite the fact that this work was officially unpublished.
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(1) Under the plenary power it is hereby ruled that the specific name variopedata, as published in the binomen Tricoelia variopedata Renier, [1804b], is available from Renier [1804b]. (2) The name Chaetopterus Cuvier, 1830 (gender: masculine), type species by monotypy Chaetopterus pergamentaceus Cuvier, 1830, is hereby placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology. (3) The following names are hereby placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology: (a) variopedata Renier, [1804b], as published in the binomen Tricoelia variopedata Renier, [1804b], ruled to be an available name in (1) above; (b) pergamentaceus Cuvier, 1830, as published in the binomen Chaetopterus pergamentaceus Cuvier, 1830 (specific name of the type species of Chaetopterus Cuvier, 1830). (4) The entry for Renier, [1804b] in the Official Index of Works in Zoology is hereby amended to record that the name variopedata, as published in the binomen Tricoelia variopedata Renier, [1804b], is available from Renier [1804b], as ruled in (1) above, and that Cerebratulus marginatus Renier, 1804, Polycitor crystallinus Renier, 1804 and Tubulanus polymorphus Renier, 1804 are available as ruled in Opinions 477, 478 and 486).
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