[Taxacom] New genus name in title

Michael Wilson wilsomichael at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 14:08:06 CST 2018


John

If you are questioning the naming  of a new genus in the title- what about
the mention in an Abstract? I can't personally see any problem.

Mike Wilson
National Museum Wales

On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 7:37 PM, John Grehan <calabar.john at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is a bit of an ignorant question, but did not find an answer in the
> code of zoological nomenclature (not to say that it is not there, just that
> I have not seen it). I would be interested to know what the code says about
> a new genus being mentioned in the title of a paper before it is actually
> described and diagnosed within the paper. Is it permissible by the code?
>
> Many thanks,
>
> John Grehan
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