trinomial nomenclature


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trinomial nomenclature

the inclusion of a subspecific name in the scientific name of an organism, which thus consists of three words, e.g. Falco peregrinus peregrinus - the peregrine falcon of Eurasia.
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--15, 16: Although there is debate about Artemia in Mono Lake being a biological or sibling species, trinomial nomenclature is used only for subspecies (see Article 4.; ICZN, 2000).
Consequently, a provisional trinomial nomenclature was adopted.