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Paläontologische Zeitschrift

, Volume 82, Issue 1, pp 100–101 | Cite as

Scotiadiscus nom. nov., a replacement name forActinodiscus Smith & Paul, 1982 (Cyclocystoidea), preoccupied byActinodiscus de Blainville, 1830 (Anthozoa)

  • Mike ReichEmail author
  • Andrew B. Smith
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Abstract

A replacement name,Scotiadiscus nom. nov., is proposed for the Ordovician cyclocystoid genusActinodiscus Smith & Paul, 1982 (Echinodermata). The name was preoccupied byActinodiscus de Blainville, 1830 (Anthozoa).

Keywords

Echinodermata Cyclocystoidea Ordovician Scotland Norway taxonomy 

Kurzfassung

Für den präokkupierten NamenActinodiscus Smith & Paul, 1982 (Echinodermata: Cyclocystoidea) [nonActinodiscus de Blainville, 1830 (Cnidaria: Anthozoa)] wirdScotiadiscus nom. nov. vorgeschlagen.

Schlüsselwörter

Echinodermata Cyclocystoidea Ordovizium Schottland Norwegen Taxonomie 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Museum, Sammlungen & Geo-parkGeowissenschaftliches Zentrum der Universität GöttingenGöttingenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Palae-ontologyThe Natural History MuseumLondonUK

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