Article 65. Identification of the type genus.

65.1. Correct identification assumed. It is to be assumed, unless there is clear evidence to the contrary, that an author who establishes a nominal family-group taxon has correctly identified its type genus.

65.2. Misidentification or altered concept. If stability or universality is threatened, or confusion is likely to be caused,

65.2.1. by the discovery that the type genus was misidentified (that is, interpreted in a sense other than that defined by its type species) when the family-group name was established, the case is to be referred to the Commission for a ruling;

65.2.2. by the discovery of an overlooked fixation of type species for the type genus (or of the name-bearing type for that type species), the case is to be referred to the Commission for a ruling [Art. 70.2];

65.2.3. by the discovery that the type genus was, when established, based on a type species then misidentified, the author may fix as the type species a nominal species as prescribed in Article 70.3. If the threat cannot be overcome by the fixation of a type species under the provisions of Article 70.3 the case is to be referred to the Commission for a ruling.