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Microvelia fuscata  Mulsant and Rey, 1852
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1089633

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Valid Name: Mesovelia furcata Mulsant and Rey, 1852
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - unavailable, incorrect original spelling   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Aukema, Berend, and Christian Rieger, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Mesoveliidae Douglas & Scott, 1867   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalog of the Heteroptera of the Palaearctic Region, vol. 1: Enicocephalomorpha, Dipsocoromorpha, Nepomorpha, Gerromorpha and Leptopodomorpha   
  Page(s): 77-78   
  Publisher: The Netherlands Entomological Society   
  Publication Place: Amsterdam, The Netherlands   
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-71912-12-4   
  Reference for: Microvelia fuscata   

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  Comment: Mulsant & Rey (1852) gave a description under the heading 'Microvelia fuscata,' but the accompanying illustration is labeled Mesovelia furcata. Under 'Errata' in the same volume following page 310, it says 'Page 139. ligne 22. microvelia fuscata, lisez : mesovelia furcata.' According to the Code (ICZN, Art. 32x), 'fuscata' thus constitutes an 'incorrect original spelling' and is therefore unavailable, while the 'correct original spelling' and original combination is 'Mesovelia furcata' (Aukema & Rieger, 1995, p. 78). See  



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