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Published: 2022-06-08
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Alvininia, a replacement name for Alvinia Sytchevskaya, 1999 (Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Perleididae), preoccupied

A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskii prospekt 33, Moscow 119071, Russia
Osteichthyes Actinopterygii Perleididae


The generic name Alvinia (type species Alvinia serrata Sytchevskaya, 1999, by original designation) was proposed by Sytchevskaya (1999: 462) for a new perleidid genus (Actinopterygii) from the Middle Triassic (Ladinian) Madygen Formation, Kyrgyzstan, central Asia. However, this name was preoccupied by Alvinia Monterosato, 1884 (Gastropoda).


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