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Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Abstract We synthesize data on all known extant and fossil Coleoptera family-group names for the first time. A catalogue of 4887 family-group names (124 fossil, 4763 extant) based on 4707 distinctExpand
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New Species in the Old World: Europe as a Frontier in Biodiversity Exploration, a Test Bed for 21st Century Taxonomy
The number of described species on the planet is about 1.9 million, with ca. 17,000 new species described annually, mostly from the tropics. However, taxonomy is usually described as a science inExpand
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Nomenclatural notes on living and fossil amphibians
A review of extinct and living amphibians known from fossils (Allocaudata, Anura and Caudata) has revealed several cases that require nomenclatural changes in order to stabilize the taxonomy of theExpand
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Life History and Host Range of Ceratapion basicorne (Coleoptera: Apionidae) with Notes on Other Weevil Associates (Apioninae) of Yellow Starthistle in Italy and Greece
Species of Ceratapion weevils associated with yellow starthistle, Centaurea solstitialis L., in Italy and Greece were identified. The life history and laboratory host specificity of the most abundantExpand
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Revision of the genus Aspidiotes Schonherr (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Tanymecini)
The genus Aspidiotes Schonherr, 1847 is revised; 6 species are recognized as valid. Amomphus Schonherr, 1848 is considered to be an unjustified replacement name for Aspidiotes Schonherr, 1847.Expand
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Taxonomy based on science is necessary for global conservation
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Taxonomy is a scientific discipline that has provided the universal naming and classification system of biodiversity for centuries and continues effectively to accommodate new knowledge. Expand
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Lista preliminar de los Curculionoidea (Coleoptera) de la Comunidad de Madrid (España)
A checklist of the Coleoptera Curculionoidea of Comunidad de Madrid (Spain) is presented for the first time. It includes 522 species in 175 genera belonging to 10 families.
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The List of Available Names (LAN): A new generation for stable taxonomic names in zoology?
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The List of Available Names in Zoology (LAN) is an inventory of names with specific scope in time and content, presented and approved in parts, and constituted as a cumulative index of names available for use in zoological nomenclature. Expand
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