Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 125 OPINION 1022 CTENODONTA ELONGATA SALTER, 1873 (MOLLUSCA, BIVALVIA): SUPPRESSED UNDER THE PLENARY POWERS RULING. — (1) Under the plenary powers the specific name elongata Salter, 1873 as published in the binomen Ctenodonta elongata is hereby sup-pressed for the purposes of the Law of Priority but not for those of the Law of Homonymy. (2) The following specific names are hereby placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology with the Name Numbers specified : (a.) menapiensis Hicks, 1873, as published in the binomen Ctenodonta menapiensis (Name No. 2530); (b) cambriensis Hicks, 1873 as published in the binomen Ctenodonta cam-briensis (Name No. 2531). (3) The following specific names are hereby placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Specific Names in Zoology with the Name Numbers specified : (a) elongata Salter, 1 873, as pubUshed in the binomen Ctenodonta elongata (Name No. 995); (b) rotunda Salter, 1873, as published in the binomen Ctenodonta rotunda (a nomen nudum) (Name No. 996); (c) rotunda Hicks, 1873, as published in the binomen Ctenodonta rotunda (unavailable under Article 11(d)) (Name No. 997). HISTORY OF THE CASE (Z.N.(S.) 1945) The present application was submitted to the office of the Commission by Dr. R. M. Carter on 18 November 1970. The application was sent to the printer on 8 July 1971 and was published on 8 December 1971 in Bull. zool. Nomencl. 28 : 102-103. Public Notice of the possible use of the plenary powers was given in the same part of the Bulletin as well as to the other prescribed serial publications (Constitution Art. 12b; Bull. zool. Nomencl. 21 : 184) and to two palaeontological serials. The application was supported by John Pojeta, Jr. and a comment by Dr. Lemche was published in Bull. 29 : 64. DECISION OF THE COMMISSION On 28 November 1973 the Members of the Commission were invited to vote under the Three-Month Rule on Voting Paper (73)13 either for or against the proposals set out in Bull. zool. Nomencl. 28 : 103 and as modified by those in Bull. 29 : 64. At the close of the prescribed voting period on 28 February 1974 the state of the voting was as follows : Affirmative votes — nineteen (19), received in the following order: Holthuis, Lemche, Mayr, Yokes, Tortonese, Willink, Sabrosky, Jaczewski, Melville, Eisenmann, Habe, Binder, Alvarado, Rohdendorf, Bayer, Nye, Bernardi, Ride, Kraus. Bull. zool. Nomencl., Vol. 31, Part 3. September 1974.