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Question 1: (This is often the case for species known only as fossils.) To preserve stability of names, the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature allows a new type specimen, or ________, to be chosen for a nomen dubium in this case.
Type (biology)Biological classificationBotanical nameName-bearing type

Question 2: The ICZN allow for a new type specimen, or ________, to be chosen in this case.
Botanical nameType (biology)Name-bearing typeBiological classification

Question 3: In zoological nomenclature, a nomen dubium (________ for "doubtful name", plural nomina dubia) is a scientific name that is of unknown or doubtful application.
Vulgar LatinLatinOld LatinRoman Empire


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