Glossary Term: Description

1. A published statement of a feature or features of an individual taxon; a description (or a diagnosis) is required for valid publication of a name of a new taxon (ICN Art. 38.1(a) and 38.3); a validating description need not be diagnostic (ICN Art. 38 Note 2).

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