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Editorial
Published: 2020-04-30

Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature

c/o Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, 2 Conservatory Drive, Singapore 117377, Republic of Singapore.
General

Abstract

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN, or Commission) considered amendments to Articles of its Constitution (ICZN 1999a) at a special session in Singapore, convened on June 3–7, 2019. During this meeting, Commissioners also planned revisions to the Bylaws, the current International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN 1999b, 2003, 2012, 2017) and ZooBank user policies.

 

References

  1. International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1999a) The Constitution of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. In: International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, International Code of Zoological Nomenclature. Fourth Edition. The International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature, London, pp. 264–271.

    International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1999b) International Code of Zoological Nomenclature. Fourth Edition. The International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature, London, xxix + 306 pp.

    International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (2003) Declaration 44. Amendment of Article 74.7.3. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 60 (4), 263.

    International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (2012) Amendment of Articles 8, 9, 10, 21 and 78 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature to expand and refine methods of publication. Zootaxa, 3450 (1), 1–7.

    https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3450.1.1

    International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (2017) Declaration 45 – Addition of Recommendations to Article 73 and of the term “specimen, preserved” to the Glossary. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 73 (2–4), 96–97.