Glossary Term: nom. nov.

nomen novum. replacement name. (New name or new replacement name). A new name published as an explicit substitute (avowed substitute) for a legitimate or illegitimate, previously published name, which is its replaced synonym and which, when legitimate, does not provide the final epithet, name, or stem of the replacement name (ICN Art. 6.11 and 7.4; for names not explicitly proposed as substitutes see ICN Art. 6.12 and 6.13).

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