Talk:Type genus

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Example[edit]

We need a better example than Faba, which is now deprecated and refers to Vicia. ENeville (talk) 01:04, 20 November 2010 (UTC)

There are several plant families whose names don't match their type genera's:

I also know of an example among animals:

  • Elapidae: originally named for Elaps, but that was moved to another family and renamed Homoroselaps. phma (talk) 01:01, 28 September 2015 (UTC)