binomen


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binomen

[bī′nō·mən]
(systematics)
A binomial name assigned to species, as Canis familiaris for the dog.
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The genus Artemia comprises a complex of bisexual species defined by the criterion of reproductive isolation and of a large number of parthenogenetic populations under the binomen A.
However, because our material is not distinctly almond shaped with a central ridge, most typical of Lockeia, and because it is uncertain whether or not these mounds represent the true base of these shafts or whether the shafts continue into the underlying stratum, no binomen is attached to them.
org) makes it plain that members of this organization use the Latin binomens of [approximately equal to]3,000 species of bromeliads.