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taxonomic consistency  


  • In higher zoological nomenclature, the requirement that all suprageneric nomina introduced in the same publication for taxa that were originally assigned to the same taxonomic rank must be referred to the same nominal-series. (Dubois 2006a)

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  • Dubois, A. (2006) Proposed Rules for the incorporation of nomina of higher-ranked zoological taxa in the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature. 2. The proposed Rules and their rationale. Zoosystema, 28 (1): 165–258.


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