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tautonym

(tô′tə-nĭm′)
n.
A taxonomic designation, such as Gorilla gorilla, in which the genus and species names are the same, commonly used in zoology but no longer in botany.

tau·ton′y·mous (tô-tŏn′ə-məs) adj.
tau·ton′y·my n.

tautonym

the same scientific name applied to both genus and species (or sub-species).
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Palindromic pattern 121 and Tautonymic pattern 5656
Palindromic pattern 1221 and Tautonymic pattern 5656
However, beating all the above is the number 28, a triple numerical tautonymic charade:
Pope) tata (tae ta :) tete (tE t or teI t) wawa (weI we) (a woman's head of hair) 6-LETTER TAUTONYMS berber (b3: be{r}) furfur (f3: fe{r} ...scurf) murmur (m3: me{r}) gangan (gaen gaen) an Australian cockatoo palpal (pael pel) tartar (ta: te{r}) testes tsetse (tEs ti:z) (tsE tSI) 8-LETTER TAUTONYMS colocolo (ka:leu keuleu) wild cat of South America caracara (kera ka:ra) vulture-like birds hotshots (ha:t [integral] a:ts) here, sh ([integral]) straddles the 2 tautonymic halves of the word.
A set of generic numbers (palindromic, tautonymic or consecutive) is divided by a 'stop' or 'stops' in different ways to make different number combinations.
Some numbers are both palindromic and tautonymic, some are purely palindromic, whilst others are purely tautonymic.
Alternate Letter Numeracy also produces results in fields other than tautonymic and palindromic ones.
Consequently, the following listing is divided into three major categories: solidly-written tautonyms, hyphenated tautonyms, and tautonymic phrases.
Tautonymic phrases, which are nearly always "accidental" in nature, are a fascinating tribe.
"Firstly, it is a ladder phrase: WOR DOR DER (see Ladder Words WW2002279) Also: the 2 words are straddled by a choice of Miami sequences: WORD ORDER WORD ORDER Also: the 2 words are straddled by a tautonymic sequence: WORD ORDER Also: the letters on either side of the tautonymic sequence (W and ER respectively) both equate to 23 when they are designated their numerical positions in the alphabet.
The genres of sequences considered are palindromic (P), tautonymic (T), Miami (M) and ladder (L).
They may be composed of identical letters; be transposals; be alphabetically-consecutive letter sequences; be palindromic sequences or, in the case of the 12-letter hexagon, tautonymic sequences.