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AuthorL.C. Rookmaaker
TitleHistorical notes on the taxonomy and nomenclature of the recent Rhinocerotidae (Mammalia, Perissodactyla)
JournalBeaufortia
Volume33
Year1983
Issue4
Pages37-51
ISSN0067-4745
AbstractThe historical background of sixteen taxa in the family Rhinocerotidae is examined in order to assess their types and present status unequivocally. Various taxonomic or nomenclatorial aspects are treated of the following specific names: africanus, annamiticus, asiaticus, brucii, camperi, camperii, camperis, capensis, cucullatus, gordoni, inermis, jamrachi, javanicus, javanus, sondaicus and sumatrensis. A short discussion on the definition of “iconotype” is added.
Document typearticle
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