nomen dubium


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nomen dubium

[′nō·mən ′dü·bē·əm]
(systematics)
A proposed taxonomic name invalid because it is not accompanied by a definition or description of the taxon to which it applies.
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Wesolowska (1992) treated this species name as nomen dubium, pointing out that 'In the MNHN collection there are only two immature specimens.
NOMEN DUBIUM Festucula monticola Berland & Millot, 1941
Because of the uncertainty about which Arctosa species it may be, we declare it nomen dubium.
Micaria aurata (Hentz KBJ; BEA; nomen dubium according
In light of these problems, we propose Oecobius formosensis as a nomen dubium.
Hence, this species is herein considered as a nomen dubium, as there is no indication of a precise type locality and very young specimens are not identifiable to species level.
Dyrines taeniatus (Mello-Leitao 1943a), nomen dubium Drances taeniatus Mello-Leitao 1943a:159, fig.
Pickard-Cambridge 1893), is considered a nomen dubium.
The species Araneus phrygiatus (Walckenaer 1842) is not recognizable based on the original description and considered a nomen dubium.
Cteni- zidae) Lycosidae nomen dubium (Plat- nick 2004) Lycosidae as Tarentula i.
limai reveals that it is a species nomen dubium in the genus Paratrechalea.