LiuellaGeorgescu, 2008 is a Late Cretaceous (early Campanian) planktic foraminiferal genus of the family Hedbergellidae. It is a monospecific genus including only its type species, L. falklandicaGeorgescu, 2008. The name is preoccupied by LiuellaWang and Bai, 1992 (Arthropoda, Chelicerata, Arachnida) and for this reason LiuellaGeorgescu, 2008 is invalid according to the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (1999, Article 2.2).

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A new name, Liuenella, is herein proposed for the foraminiferal genus in order to distinguish it from the preoccupied name. The new name retains the root honoring Dr. Chengie Liu; while the suffix -...

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