Emendation of Appendix 9 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes to provide guidelines for naming genera after geographical locations

Aharon Oren*

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Abstract

Following a proposal to emend Appendix 9 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes with guidelines for the naming of genera after geographical locations, I here report the outcome of the ballot on this proposal by the members of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes and present the guidelines to be incorporated in Appendix 9.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number006252
JournalInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
Volume74
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2024

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Keywords

  • International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes
  • International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes
  • emendation
  • geographical names

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