Contents

Title pages

Explanatory Note on the Code

Preface to the Fourth Edition

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Introduction

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

Chapter 18: Regulations governing this code

  

Article 85. Title and authorship

  

Article 86. Effective date and force fo the Code

  

  

86.1. Effective date

  

  

86.2. Force of texts

  

  

86.3. Force fo previous Rules and Codes

  

Article 87. Official Texts

  

Article 88. Application of the Code

  

Article 89. Interpretation of the Code

  

  

89.1. Meanings of words and expressions

  

  

89.2. Status of Recommendations, Examples, Titles and Appendices

  

Article 90. Amendments of the Code

Glossary

Summary

Appendices

Appendix A: Code of Ethics

Appendix B: General Recommendations

Constitution of the ICZN

Index

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