nomen conservandum. conserved name. A name of a family, genus, or species, or in certain cases a name of a subdivision of a genus or of an infraspecific taxon, declared legitimate, even though it may have been illegitimate when published, and taking precedence over other specified names even if it lacks priority (ICN Art. 14.1–14.7, 14.10, App. II, III, and IV). (2) A name for which the type, orthography, or gender has been fixed by the conservation process (ICN Art. 14.8, 14.9, 14.11, App. III, and IV).
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