PhyloCode

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PhyloCode (uncountable)

  1. A draft Code of formal nomenclature intended to allow naming phylogenetic groups, of all living things, rather than taxonomic groups (taxa). Officially, such names are intended to supplement scientific names rather than replace them.
    • 2004, New Scientist, 11 Sep 2004, p.12
      They want to replace it with a more rational scheme they call the PhyloCode
    • 2004, New Scientist, 11 Sep 2004, p.13
      Given the hostile reception PhyloCode has received so far, they have a lot of convincing to do —

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Appears as both PhyloCode and the PhyloCode

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