Ceccolini F.1, Cianferoni F.2 2021. Nomenclature changes in the flatworms (Platyhelminthes) // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.18. No.4: 451–456 [in English].

1 Zoology, “La Specola”, Natural History Museum, University of Florence, Via Romana 17, I-50125 Florence, Italy. E-mail: ceccolinif@virgilio.it

2 Research Institute on Terrestrial Ecosystems (IRET), National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Via Madonna del Piano 10, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Florence), Italy. E-mail: fabio.cianferoni@cnr.it

doi: 10.15298/invertzool.18.4.02

ABSTRACT: Four junior homonyms were detected amongst the genera of Platyhelminthes and the following replacement names are proposed: Emprostiotrema Cianferoni et Ceccolini nom.n. pro Atractotrema Goto et Ozaki, 1929 nec Cossmann, 1888 and consequently the new family name Emprostiotrematidae Cianferoni et Ceccolini nom.n. pro Atractotrematidae Yamaguti, 1939; Aristeraclelandia Ceccolini et Cianferoni nom.n. pro Clelandia Johnston, 1909 nec Cossmann, 1902; Pseudosemenoviella Ceccolini et Cianferoni nom.n. pro Semenoviella Spasskij, 1951 nec Obenberger, 1924; Turdifernandezia Ceccolini et Cianferoni nom.n. pro Fernandezia López-Neyra, 1936 nec Hyatt et Pilsbry, 1911. The genus Opepherotrematoides Yamaguti, 1970 is revalidated. Seven new combinations (comb.n.) are stated.

KEY WORDS: combinatio nova, nomen novum, Platyhelminthes, replacement name, resurrected name.

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