Os topónimos a Norte do rio Douro na Paleontologia portuguesa

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Abstract

Since the nineteenth century new genera (2), species (14) and varieties (2) of invertebrates and plants were defined using names from places North of the River Douro. The most used specific names were the toponyms of Porto, Douro and Valongo. A list of taxa (2 genera and 28 species) dedicated to former professors at the universities of Porto, Minho and Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro is also presented. Although widely cited in the geological literature, some of the names of these taxa do not comply with the rules of the ICZN and the ICBN; they are synonyms of older designations or must be formally considered as invalid names.
KEYWORDS: Paleontology, Palaeozoic, Cretaceous, River Douro, toponym, nomenclature
Original languageUnknown
Title of host publicatione-Terra
Pages1-4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010
EventVIII Congresso Nacional de Geologia -
Duration: 1 Jan 2010 → …

Conference

ConferenceVIII Congresso Nacional de Geologia
Period1/01/10 → …

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