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Editorial
Published: 2021-06-03

Bionomina, a forum for biological terminology and nomenclature: the first 10 years

Institut de Systématique, Évolution, Biodiversité (ISYEB), Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Sorbonne Université, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Université des Antilles, CNRS, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 30, F-75005 Paris, France
Institut de Systématique, Évolution, Biodiversité (ISYEB), Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Sorbonne Université, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Université des Antilles, CNRS, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 30, F-75005 Paris, France
General

Abstract

The first issue of the journal Bionomina was published by Magnolia Press (Auckland, New Zealand) on 24 December 2010. The journal originated from an evolution and expansion of the section ‘Theory and methodology’ introduced in 2006 in the journal Zootaxa, itself founded in 2001 (Zhang 2007). The purpose of this new journal was wider than that of this section, being presented as “to open a space of free discussion among colleagues involved in or interested in all aspects of the terminology of comparative and evolutionary biology, including, but not limited to, taxonomy and nomenclature of taxa” (Dubois 2010: 8).

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