Contents

Title pages

Explanatory Note on the Code

Preface to the Fourth Edition

Introduction

  

  

Principles

  

  

Historical Background

  

  

The present edition

  

  

Development of underlying principles

  

  

Changes affecting proposals of new names

  

  

Making lectotype designations

  

  

Matters affecting neotypes

  

  

Changes affecting publication

  

  

Measures empowering authors to act in the interests of preserving established usage

  

  

Lists of available names

  

  

Conclusion

Preamble

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Chapter 1: Zoological nomenclature

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Chapter 2: The number of words in the scientific names of animals

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Chapter 3: Criteria of publication

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Chapter 4: Criteria of availability

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Chapter 5: Date of publication

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Chapter 6: Validity of names and nomenclatural acts

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Chapter 7: Formation and treatment of names

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Chapter 8: Family-group nominal taxa and their names

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Chapter 9: Genus-group nominal taxa and their names

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Chapter 10: Species-group nominal taxa and their names

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Chapter 11: Authorship

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Chapter 12: Homonymy

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Chapter 13: The type concept in nomenclature

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Chapter 14: Types in the family group

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Chapter 15: Types in the genus group

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Chapter 16: Types in the species group

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Chapter 17: The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

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Chapter 18: Regulations governing this code

Glossary

Summary

Appendices

Appendix A: Code of Ethics

Appendix B: General Recommendations

Constitution of the ICZN

Index

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