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

Chapter 9: Genus-group nominal taxa and their names

  

Article 42. The genus group

  

  

42.1. Definition

  

  

42.2. Provisions applicable to all genus-group nominal taxa and their names.

  

  

42.3. Application of genus-group names

  

  

42.4. Formation and treatment of genus-group names

  

Article 43. Principle of coordination

  

  

43.1. Statement of the principle of coordination applied to genus-group names

  

  

43.2. Name-bearing types

  

Article 44. Nominotypical taxa

  

  

44.1. Definition

  

  

44.2. Change of nominotypical subgenus

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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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