[Taxacom] Slime mold nomenclature

Michael A. Ivie mivie at montana.edu
Sat Feb 18 23:28:22 CST 2012


Hi Tony,

So, does this mean Amoebae names are now under the Botanical Code? If not,
then you could have synonyms under different rules?

Mike
> Hi Michael,
>
> According to the Preamble to the Vienna Code (2006), available at
> http://ibot.sav.sk/icbn/main.htm, slim mo[u]lds are still treated as
> plants for nomenclatural purposes, in common with a small range of other
> groups:
> ...
> "7.  The rules and recommendations apply to all organisms traditionally
> treated as plants, whether fossil or non-fossil, e.g. blue-green algae
> (Cyanobacteria); fungi, including chytrids, oomycetes, and slime moulds;
> photosynthetic protists and taxonomically related non-photosynthetic
> groups."
> ...
>
> Regards - Tony Rees
>
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> Subject: [Taxacom] Slime mold nomenclature
>
> Now that we know slime molds are amoebae, which Code governs their
> nomenclature?
>
>
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