Melitaea ismeria suppressed by ICZN

John Calhoun John.Calhoun at
Thu Oct 26 22:30:49 EDT 2006

The specific name Melitaea ismeria has been suppressed by the ICZN.  Accordingly, Melitaea nycteis has been conserved.  Opinion 2160 was recently published in the Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, Vol. 63, part 3 (30 September 2006).
This opinion can be viewed online at  The abstract of the original application can be viewed at
John Calhoun  
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