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onomatophore > taxomen > nucleomen > conucleogenus

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  • Any member of the indissoluble set of several genus-series taxomina originally referred to the protaxon for which a new class-series nomen was promulgated. If this set consists in a single nomen, the latter qualifies as a uninucleogenus. (Dubois 2005b)

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  • Etymology: L: cum, with - nucleus, kernel, nut - genus, birth, origin, class, kind.

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  • Dubois, A. (2005) Proposed Rules for the incorporation of nomina of higher-ranked zoological taxa in the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature. 1. Some general questions, concepts and terms of biological nomenclature. Zoosystema, 27 (2): 365–426.


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