[Taxacom] HHDB: hemihomonyms

bti at dsmz.de bti at dsmz.de
Sun Jan 17 11:43:41 CST 2010


The Bacteriological Code has included various limitations since 1975.  
The complete ban on new homonyms being the last step and is now in  
force. The only limitations being to know all the other names used  
under other Codes.
Brian

Quoting Francisco Welter-Schultes <fwelter at gwdg.de>:

> If there would at least be a rule that from now on new genera shall not be
> established in one kingdom if the name was already established in another
> one.
>
> I have proposed such a modification for the next edition of the ICZN Code,
> but there has been no feedback. Seems that no zoologist has ever used
> botanical names or has ever worked with internet search engines.
>
> Francisco
>
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