ZooBank: Developing a nomenclatural tool for unifying 250 years of biological information*

@article{Pyle2008ZooBankDA,
  title={ZooBank: Developing a nomenclatural tool for unifying 250 years of biological information*},
  author={R. Pyle and E. Michel},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2008},
  volume={1950},
  pages={39-50}
}
Nomenclature represents the backbone upon which virtually all biological information is organized. However, the practice of zoological nomenclature has changed relatively little since its start in 1758. As modern technology changes the paradigm under which modern scientists exchange information, there is increasing need to capitalize on these same technologies to fortify nomenclature. ZooBank has been proposed as the official registry of names and nomenclatural acts, in zoology, as well as… Expand
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