Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Taxonomie

nomen protectum

Protected name from Latin, in taxonomy it refers to a name that has been protected by the International Commission for Zoological Nomenclature and is valid to be used although it is known it does not comply with the requirements of the International Code for Zoological Nomenclature

Synonym: nomen conservandum
Plural: nomina conservanda