Refers to a taxon that is naturally found only within the specified geographic region.
Refers to a taxon that is originally derived from the specified geographic region; introduced to the region, usually by people.
Refers to a taxon that is naturally found within the specified geographic region.
The name assigned to an organism under, and governed by, the relevant International Code of Nomenclature.
Details of the names applied to organisms, such as the scientific name, authorities, and original publication.
A subcategory of Indigenous.
Refers to taxa that are found naturally in multiple regions defined within the geographic system being used. For example, a species that occurs naturally and is indigenous within Australia and New Zealand would be considered to be non-endemic to both countries.
The scientific name currently accepted for usage when refering to a specific taxon. See also valid name.
A scientific name that has been applied to a taxon that has a different, accepted name.
A biological entity or group at any rank within the taxonomic hierarchy. Taxon may refer to a species, subspecies, or group of organisms at the whole genus, family or other higher levels.
The science of naming, describing and classifying organisms.
In zoology, a name that does not meet the requirements of the ICZN. It cannot be used as a valid name for a taxon.
In zoology, the correct scientific name. Similar to current name or preferred name.
A name assigned, by common usage within a community, to a taxon, or group of taxa, at any rank.