International Code of Zoological Nomenclature
The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN or ICZN Code) is a widely accepted convention in zoology that rules the formal scientific naming of organisms treated as animals. The rules prin...
The Origin Of A Species | University Of Oxford
New animal species form when groups of animals become isolated and as a result, begin to separate through evolution (a process known as speciation). When these isolated populations meet later, they mi...
Another Deadly Snake Species Discovered In Australia
The Kimberley death adder is said to be one of the most venomous snakes in the world. The snake is named for the remote region of Kimberley, located in Western Australia. The adder is endemic to the r...
Principle of Priority
Priority is a fundamental principle of modern botanical nomenclature and zoological nomenclature. Essentially, it is the principle of recognising the first valid application of a name to a plant or an...
Principle of Priority - Wikipedia
The Origin Of A Species | University Of Oxford
New animal species form when groups of animals become isolated and as a result, begin to separate through evolution (a process known as speciation). When these isolated populations meet later, they mi...
Another Deadly Snake Species Discovered In Australia
The Kimberley death adder is said to be one of the most venomous snakes in the world. The snake is named for the remote region of Kimberley, located in Western Australia. The adder is endemic to the r...
Legion (biology)
The hierarchy of biological classification's eight major taxonomic ranks. Intermediate minor rankings are not shown.The legion, in biological classification, is a non-obligatory taxonomic rank with...
Systema Naturae
Systema Naturae (sometimes written Systema Naturæ with the ligature æ) was one of the major works of the Swedish botanist, zoologist and physician Carolus Linnaeus (1707–1778) and introduced the Linna...
Systema Naturae - Wikipedia
Principle of Coordination
In zoology, the Principle of Coordination is one of the guiding principles of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.It states that the act of publishing a new zoological name thereby autom...
Wikispecies
Wikispecies is a wiki-based online project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation. Its aim is to create a comprehensive free content catalogue of all species and is directed at scientists, rather than ...
Wikispecies - Wikipedia
Principle of Typification
In biological nomenclature, the Principle of Typification is one of the guiding principles. The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature provides that any named taxon in the family group, genus g...
Available name
In zoology, an available name is a scientific name for a taxon of animals that has been published conforming to all the mandatory provisions of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature for t...
Parvorder
The hierarchy of biological classification's eight major taxonomic ranks. A class contains one or more orders. Intermediate minor rankings are not shown.In biological classification, the order (Lati...
Form (zoology)
In zoology, the word "form" or forma (literally Latin for form) is a strictly informal term that is sometimes used to describe organisms. Under the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature the te...
Linnaean taxonomy
Linnaean taxonomy can mean either of two related concepts:Linnaean name also has two meanings: depending on the context, it may either refer to a formal name given by Linnaeus (personally), such as Gi...
Linnaean taxonomy - Wikipedia
Lulesia densifolia
Lulesia densifolia is a species of fungus that was first described by Rolf Singer in 1970. It is the type species of the Lulesia genus. As with the other two species in this genus, L. densifolia is fo...
Simia
In his Systema Naturae of 1758, Carolus Linnaeus divided the Order Primates into four genera: Homo, Simia, Lemur, and Vespertilio. His Vespertilio included all bats, and has since been moved from Prim...
Genus
In biology, a genus /ˈdʒiːnəs/ (plural: genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms. In the hierarchy of biological classification, genus comes a...
Genus - Wikipedia
The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
The Global Lepidoptera Names Index is a searchable database maintained by the Department of Entomology at the Natural History Museum, London.It is based on card indices,and scanned journals, nomenclat...
Vermes in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae
In 1758, in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae, the Swedish scientist and taxonomist Carl Linnaeus described the class "Vermes" as:Linnaean Characteristics The class Vermes, as Linnaeus conceived it,...
Vermes in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae - Wikipedia
Cryptocephalinae
The Cryptocephalinae are a subfamily of the leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae), and belong to the group of case-bearing leaf beetles called the Camptosomata. The tribes Chlamisini and Clytrini were formerl...
Cryptocephalinae - Wikipedia
Svenska Spindlar
The book Svenska Spindlar or Aranei Svecici (Swedish and Latin, respectively, for "Swedish spiders") was one of the major works of the Swedish arachnologist and entomologist Carl Alexander Clerck and ...
Svenska Spindlar - Wikipedia
Gephyrea
Gephyrea is a now-dismantled taxon that was considered to be a class of annulated worms, containing the three modern phyla Echiura, Sipuncula, and Priapulida.