senior synonym

sen·ior syn·o·nym

the earliest published of two or more available names for the same organism, usually used as the correct name (law of priority).

senior synonym

the earliest published of synonyms for the same taxon.
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The deepsea ophidiid fish genus Lamprogrammus, a senior synonym of Bassobythites, with notes on the synonymy and distribution of L.
Thysanichthys evides a senior synonym of Sebastella littoralis, and a valid species of Scorpaenodes (Actinopterygii: Scorpaenidae).
Perca luth Walbaum, 1792, a senior synonym of the meagre, Argyrosomus regius (Asso, 1801) (Perciformes, Sciaenidae), invalidated by "reversal of precedence".
Sparus axilaris Perez 1820, a senior synonym of the axillary sea bream Pagellus acarne (Risso 1827) invalidated by "reversal of precedence".
Psallus eximius Reuter is transferred to Wallabicoris Schuh and Pedraza, new combination, and is treated as the senior synonym of Wallabicoris cuneotinctus Schuh and Pedraza, new synonym.
im= 1018466) with those provided by Schuh and Pedraza (2010) indicate that this nominal species is the senior synonym of Wallabicoris cuneotinctus Schuh and Pedraza.
Boggemann (2002:79) proposed Hemipodia Kinberg, 1865 as a senior synonym of Hemipodus de Quatrefages, 1866, and designated Hemipodia simplex as the type species.
rileyi Mello-Leitao, 1939 and Cephalocoema magna Giglio-Tos, 1897 (defined by the author as senior synonym of C.
angustirostris Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1890 and senior synonym of C.
The identity of the generic name was an enigma and I feared erroneously it would be a senior synonym of Alpaida O.

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