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Robertschochia, a new name for the Paleocene mammal Schochia Lucas and Williamson, 1993

  • Spencer G. Lucas (a1)
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IN 1993, Lucas and Williamson coined the name Schochia for a Paleocene mammal (taeniodont) from New Mexico. Michael Oliver has informed me recently that the name Schochia Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1895, is the name of an extant South American grasshopper (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Therefore, in accordance with the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, to resolve this homonymy, Robertschochia (type species Schochia sullivani Lucas and Williamson, 1993) is here proposed as a replacement name for Schochia. Robertschochia is named for taeniodont expert Robert Schoch.

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Brunner von wattenwyl, C. 1895. Monographie der Pseudophylliden. K. K. Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, Vienna, 282 p.
Lucas, S. G. and Williamson, T. E. 1993. A new taeniodont from the Paleocene of the San Juan Basin, New Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, 74: 175179.
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Journal of Paleontology
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