The Key to Scientific Names

Edited by James A. Jobling

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UPPERCASE: current genus Uppercase first letter: generic synonym ● and ● See: generic homonyms lowercase: species and subspecies : early names, variants, mispellings : extinct : type species Gr.: ancient Greek L.: Latin <: derived from syn: synonym of /: separates historical and modern geographic names ex: based on TL: type locality OD: original diagnosis (genus) or original description (species)