Talpa aquitania sp. nov. (Talpidae, Soricomorpha), a new mole species from SW France and N Spain

  title={Talpa aquitania sp. nov. (Talpidae, Soricomorpha), a new mole species from SW France and N Spain},
  author={Violaine Nicolas and Jessica Mart{\'i}nez-Vargas and Jean-Pierre Hugot},
  pages={641 - 642}
We recently published the diagnosis and the name of a new mammal species: Talpa aquitania Nicolas, MartínezVargas et Hugot 2015. Unfortunately, it happened that the editors of the Bulletin de l’Académie Vétérinaire de France, the selected journal, decided to stop the paper edition for their publication. An attentive examination of the corresponding articles of the International Code on Zoological Nomenclature (Art. 8) shows that, to be valid, a new name must be published on a paper support or… Expand

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Talpa aquitania nov
  • sp. (Talpidae, Soricomorpha) a new mole species from southwest France and north Spain. Bull. Acad. Vet. Fr. 168: 329–334.
  • 2015