Zoological vs. botanical nomenclature: a forgotten BioCode experiment from the times of the Strickland Code

@article{Minelli2008ZoologicalVB,
  title={Zoological vs. botanical nomenclature: a forgotten BioCode experiment from the times of the Strickland Code},
  author={A. Minelli},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2008},
  volume={1950},
  pages={21-38}
}
A code intended to apply to both zoological and botanical nomenclature was drafted in 1842–43 by a commission appointed by the fourth Congress of Italian Scientists on request of the zoologist Carlo Luciano Bonaparte, as a reaction to the recently published Strickland Code (1842). Large excerpts from the latter document and an English translation of documents related to the Italian initiative are presented in appendices. 
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