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Somateria v-nigrum  Bonaparte & G. R. Gray, 1855
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1193052

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Somateria mollissima v-nigrum Bonaparte & G. R. Gray, 1855
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - original name/combination   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bonaparte, Charles Lucien, and George Robert Gray  
  Publication Date: 1855   
  Article/Chapter Title: Correspondence   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Compte Rendu des Séances de l'Académie des sciences, vol. 41, no. 17   
  Page(s): 648-673   
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  Notes: Available online via the Biodiversity Heritage Library at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bruce, Murray, and Normand David  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Spelling, authorship, and date of the name of the Pacific Eider (Somateria mollissima v-nigrum)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Auk, vol. 124, no. 2   
  Page(s): 709-712   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0004-8038   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/auk/124.2.709   
  Reference for: Somateria v-nigrum   

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  Comment: Because the specific epithet is a compound noun the ending must not be changed to agree in gender with the generic name per ICZN articles 31.2.1, 34.2.1. See Bruce and David, 2007  



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