An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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SECONDARY HOMONYM   A homonym that results from one SPECIES being placed into a GENUS where the species name is in use for a different species. The older of the two names is the senior secondary homonym. See also: HOMONYM; PRIMARY HOMONYM; HOMONYMY.

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