Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Taxonomie

nomen oblitum

Forgotten name from Latin, refers in taxonomy to a valid scientific name that has not been used for a long period of time, according to the fourth version of the International Code for Zoological, after 1 January 200 a name can be declared to be a Nomen oblitum when it has not been in use by the scientific community since 1899

Feminine: nomina oblita