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Type: Correspondence
Published: 2021-06-04
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Additional recommended abbreviations for the names of genera of the phylum Tardigrada

CORE, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469 U.S.A.
Department of Animal Taxonomy and Ecology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poznań Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland.
Department of Animal Taxonomy and Ecology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poznań Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland.


Since we proposed the standardization of a three-letter abbreviation for the genera of the phylum Tardigrada (Perry et al. 2019) there have been 17 new genera and sub-genera described. In addition, we have been informed by colleagues using the three-letter abbreviations that some editors and reviewers have challenged the abbreviations as not meeting ICZN rules.



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