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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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SUBJECTIVE SYNONYMY   A name representing, in the author's opinion, the same entity as that represented by another name; see also: SYNONYM.

SYNONYMY   A list of the various different scientific names, regardless of validity or correctness, that have been used to designate a single biological entity. See also: CHRESONYMY; HOMONYMY; SUBJECTIVE SYNONYMY; SYNONYM.

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