Several names share this combination and are defined under the rules of the zoological code. The species name Tanypus punctatus might be an homonymy case.

Tanypus punctatus (Fabricius, 1805)

Zoology

Tanypus punctatus Meigen, 1804

Zoology

Bibliographic references

, - Klassifikazion und Beschreibung der europäischen zweiflügeligen Insekten.
 
, - Notes and recommendation on taxonomy and nomenclature of Chironomidae (Diptera). Zootaxa, 752: 1-90.
 

Name-bearing types

SYNTYPE(S) MNHN-ED-ED1235
SYNTYPE(S) MNHN-ED-ED1236