Culex stigmatosoma Dyar, 1907 and C. thriambus Dyar, 1921 (Insecta, Diptera): Proposed Conservation of the Specific Names by the Suppression of C. peus Speiser, 1904
WALTER REED BIOSYSTEMATICS UNIT WASHINGTON DC
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The purpose of this application is to stabilized the name of the important American banded foul-water mosquito as Culex stigmatosoma Dyar, 1907, and also that of the species known as C. thriambus Dyar, 1921. A strict application of the Code would lead to confusion in the names of both species.