Integrated Taxonomic Information System - Report

Go to Screen Version

Pytho planus  (Olivier, 1795)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 708502

(Download Help) Pytho planus TSN 708502

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Pytho americanus Kirby, 1837
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior homonym   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pollock, Darren A.   
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Natural history, classification, reconstructed phylogeny, and geographic history of Pytho Latreille (Coleoptera: Heteromera: Pythidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, no. 154   
  Page(s): 1-104   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0071-075X   
  Reference for: Pytho planus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pollock, Darren A.   
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Nomenclatural Changes in Pythidae and Pyrochroidae (Coleoptera)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Coleopterists Bulletin, vol. 52, no. 4   
  Page(s): 388-390   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0010-065X   
  Notes: Available online:   
  Reference for: Pytho planus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  



  Comment: Tenebrio planus Olivier, 1795 is a junior primary homonym of Tenebrio planus Quensel, 1790 (Trogossitidae), and is thus permanently invalid (ICZN, Art. 52b)  



Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar