Article 85. Title and authorship. The title of these rules and recommendations is INTERNATIONAL CODE OF ZOOLOGICAL NOMENCLATURE. The author is the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature.

Recommendation 85A. Citation of the Code. Authors citing the Code should specify the edition (the present being the fourth), its authorship (the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature), the date of publication and the publisher of the official text in the language concerned (see Articles 86.2 and 87).