Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Copidosoma floridanum (Ashmead 1900) Preferred
Copidosoma intermedium (Mercet, 1921) Synonym
Copidosoma deccaensis (Mani)
Copidosoma daccaensis (Mani, 1941)
Copidosoma brethesi (Blanchard, 1936)
Berecyntus floridanus Ashmead, 1900
Copidosoma japonicum Ashmead 1904
Copidosoma floridanus (Ashmead, 1900)
Paralitomastix phytometrae Risbec 1951
Paracopidosomopsis javae Girault 1917
Paracopidosomopsis japonicus nippon Girault 1917
Paracopidosomopsis floridanus (Ashmead, 1900)
Litomastix walshi Mercet 1922
Litomastix phytometrae (Risbec 1951)
Litomastix maculata Ishii, 1928
Litomastix javae (Girault, 1917)
Litomastix intermedia Mercet, 1921
Litomastix intermedius Mercet 1921
Litomastix floridanus (Ashmead, 1900)
Litomastix deccaensis Mani
Litomastix daccaensis Mani 1941
Litomastix calypso (Crawford 1914)
Litomastix brethesi Blanchard, 1936
Litomastix argentinus Brèthes, 1913
Holcencyrtus calypso Crawford 1914
Copidosoma walshi (Mercet 1922)
Copidosoma phytometrae (Risbec 1951)
Copidosoma maculatum (Ishii, 1928)
Copidosoma javae (Girault 1917)
Litomastix floridana (Ashmead, 1900)
Prionomitus brasiliensis Brèthes, 1920


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