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(english) An abbreviation of the title 'International Code of Zoological Nomenclature'. The code contains the rules and recommendations referring to the availability of scientific names in the animal kingdom; a printed set of rules that is periodically reviewed by an international body of zoologists, also: the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, a system of rules and recommendations regulating nomenclature. The most recent version of the Codeis the Fourth Edition published in September 1999 and taking effect on January 1st 2000. (See also: commission, taxonomy)
(french) Une abréviation du titre 'Code International de Nomenclature Zoologique'. Le code contient les règles et recommandations qui font référence à la disponibilité des noms scientifiques dans le royaume animal; un ensemble imprimé de règles qui sont périodiquement examinées par un corps international des zoologistes. (See also: commission, taxonomy)
(portuguese) Abreviação do título 'Código Internacional de Nomenclatura Zoológica'. (See also: commission, taxonomy)

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