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taxonominal level  


  • The place of a nomen in a nomenclatural hierarchy of nominal-series and nomenclatural ranks and of the taxon it designates in the taxonomic hierarchy that the latter reflects. (Dubois et al. 2021)

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  • Code: Rank

Belongs to group

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  • Dubois, A., Ohler, A. & Pyron, R. A. (2021) New concepts and methods for phylogenetic taxonomy and nomenclature in zoology, exemplified by a new ranked cladonomy of recent amphibians (Lissamphibia). Megataxa, 5, 1‒738. [ ]


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