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international code of zoological nomenclature

the official regulations dealing with the scientific names and taxonomy of animals.
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Currently, there are cases before the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature that may have wide implications on the validity of the nomenclature proposed by some authors (Kaiser et al.
When Pneumocystis was reclassified from a protozoan to a fungus, the naming convention shifted from the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature to the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, and the species epithet was modified from jiroveci to jirovecii.
3 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1999).
For the preparation of species names as a tribute to a person, the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN 1999) defines, in Article 31.
These authors described and figured the fossil, which made the name available according to Article 12 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (Ride et al.
The move is now in the court of public opinion--if people use the names in the senses the authors propose, their perspective will have credibility," says Daphne Fautin of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, which produces guidelines for assigning scientific names to animals.
All papers must conform to the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.
Whenever a new species is discovered, under the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, it is given a scientific name using binomial nomenclature and a "type" specimen is preserved, usually in a museum or research collection, so that other researchers can refer to it for physical details about the species.
Animal descriptions are going digital too, according to a September decision by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature.
International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature (The Natural History Museum), London (Also available online: www.
The specimen is tentatively assigned to the specie Stegomastodon waringi (Holland, 1920), until an official statement from the International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature resolve and clarify the validity of the taxonomic criteria and the prevalence of the different names used over time to classify the remains of this group of South American megafauna.
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