001package org.gbif.api.vocabulary;
002
003/**
004 *A vocabulary to be used for reasons for a type designation of a specimen or name.
005 * @see <a href="http://rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/type_designation_type.xml">rs.gbif.org vocabulary</a>
006 */
007public enum TypeDesignationType {
008
009  /**
010   * If one nominal species is explicitly designated as the type species when a nominal genus-group taxon is established,
011   * that nominal species is the type species (type by original designation).
012   */
013  ORIGINAL_DESIGNATION,
014
015  /**
016   *
017   */
018  PRESENT_DESIGNATION,
019
020  /**
021   *
022   */
023  SUBSEQUENT_DESIGNATION,
024
025  /**
026   * Type species by monotypy.
027   * When an author establishes a new nominal genus-group taxon for a single taxonomic species and denotes
028   * that species by an available name, the nominal species so named is the type species.
029   */
030  MONOTYPY,
031
032  /**
033   *
034   */
035  SUBSEQUENT_MONOTYPY,
036
037  /**
038   * If a valid species-group name, or its cited synonym, originally included in a nominal genus-group taxon
039   * is identical with the name of that taxon, the nominal species denoted by that specific name (if available)
040   * is the type species.
041   */
042  TAUTONYMY,
043
044  /**
045   * The identical spelling of a generic or subgeneric name and the specific or subspecific name of one
046   * of its originally included nominal species or subspecies.
047   */
048  ABSOLUTE_TAUTONYMY,
049
050  /**
051   * The identical spelling of a new generic or subgeneric name established before 1931 and a pre-1758 name
052   * cited as a synonym of only one of the species or subspecies originally included in that genus.
053   */
054  LINNAEAN_TAUTONYMY,
055
056  /**
057   * An explicit, published decision by the Commission or Congress
058   */
059  RULING_BY_COMMISSION
060
061}