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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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This is wrong and, in the February 2015 issue, I pointed out that these examples are phonetic tautonyms according to the phonetics of the Oxford English Dictionary.
*** What might be considered as the complete opposite to the above genre are what I call FAKE TAUTONYMS. These words are, letter-wise, tautonyms but not homophonic tautonyms.
I like the surprising tautonyms best, words such as RETREAT and EXECS.
Numerical tautonyms in which the 2 letters from each half of the word are both multiplied (x) or both divided (/) are rare:
These are only obtainable from words which are themselves tautonyms, so are not included here.
Also omitted are tautonyms such as POCKETA-POCKETA (an engine sound, OED), where the two halves are identical.
DARRYL FRANCIS comments on Susan Thorpe's Scrabble Patterns: "'Her article omits the 4.4 two-letter word FY (in the Scrabble palindromes and Scrabble tautonyms section).
In the penultimate article referred to above Darryl Francis also presents a small number of numerical tautonyms with three, four or five parts (in which each part consists of either two or three letters).
In the present article I consider numerical tautonyms like NOTION, which consist of three parts, i.e.
Hence, for example, no Scrabble Palindromes were found with the patterns 23.32 and 32.23 of Scrabble Tautonyms with the patterns 23.23 and 32.32.
For obvious reasons, I ignored words and terms which are simply tautonyms (ie where the first and second halves are identical--for example, CHIMACHIMA).
Another possible phonic-only tautonym except that Im notsure of the pronunciation, is the Thai top-100 woman tennis playerLuksika Kumkhum.