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collective group
(English) According to the Code, an assemblage of nominal species that cannot be placed with certainty in known genera; names proposed expressly for collective groups are treated as generic names. (See also: Code, genus, nominal species)
groupe collectif
(French) D’après le Code, l’ensemble d’espèces nominales qui ne peuvent pas être placées avec certitude dans les genres connus; les noms proposés expressément pour des groupes collectifs sont traités comme des noms génériques. (See also: Code, genus, nominal species)
grupo colectivo
(Portuguese) Do Código, um conjunto de espécies nominais que não podem ser incluídas com certeza num género conhecido. (See also: Code, genus, nominal species)

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