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The new replacement name Euafricana nom. nov. for the preoccupied genus Africana Ocaña & Brito, 2015 (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia: Caryophylliidae)

Filippo Ceccolini https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1476-914X; Fabio Cianferoni https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3170-0774

11 August 2021 · volume 42 · [issue 11] · pp. 87–88 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: The genus name Euafricana Ceccolini & Cianferoni nom. nov. is proposed to replace the name of the coral Africana Ocaña & Brito, preoccupied by the nematode genus Africana Travossos, 1920. Euafricana wirtzi (Ocaña & Brito, 2015) comb. nov. is also established.

Keywords: Cnidaria, Heterakidae, new combination, nomen novum

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Ceccolini F., Cianferoni F. 2021 The new replacement name Euafricana nom. nov. for the preoccupied genus Africana Ocaña & Brito, 2015 (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia: Caryophylliidae). Historia naturalis bulgarica 42: 87–88.

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