nomen nudum

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nomen nudum

(nō′mĕn noo′dŭm, nū′) [L. “mere name”]
A named but as yet undescribed organism.
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We therefore prefer to leave both the third and the fourth associations as nomina nuda while awaiting more data, as we have no personal experience of this type of vegetation in this territory.
Some proposed alliance names for groups of peatland associations must also be considered as nomina nuda and rejected according to ICPN specifications:
In group 3 we recognize two clearly differentiated associations, although we include another two in Table 2, as nomina nuda, whose identity requires careful study.
Stat rosa pristina nomine, nomina nuda tenemus: yesterday's rose endures in its name; we hold empty names (Haft 176).
Consequently, these were left as nomina nuda. Only a few cases have been solved, for instance, Prodidomus imaidzumii Kishida 1914 was redescribed by Platnick (1976), the salticid Chirothecia insulana Kishida 1914 was revised and transferred to Harmochirus by Logunov et al.
Valid names as well as remaining nomina nuda are herein listed.
Counting the valid species and subspecies is arduous and problematic because some names are nomina nuda (unavailable) and others appear to be in taxonomic "limbo." Examples of the latter are "Chremistica elenae madagascariensis" and "C.
A note (top of page 938) states, in part, "Currently valid taxa are listed in italics ...," but a few italicized species-group names are nomina nuda, thus unavailable in terms of zoological nomenclature.