but changed the spelling to Carterispongia
without explanation. It appears to have been done on purpose because he quotes Hyatt's original spelling correctly. Apparently he was of the opinion that the extra 'o' in the name was redundant. However, this emendation is not allowed as it does not occur in the list of justified emendations of ICZN art. 32.5. Lendenfeld (1889) and Burton (1934) followed Ridley's spelling, but since then the name was used in its original spelling of Hyatt. Thus, there is no prevailing usage We do not here separately explain with each species assigned to the misspelled genus name why these combinations are unaccepted.
Ridley (1884), p. 385, adopted Hyatt's (1877) genus