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Table 1 Proposals “from the floor” dealt with at the IMC11 Fungal Nomenclature Session.

From: XI International Mycological Congress: report of Congress action on nomenclature proposals relating to fungi

Proposal Summary Proposed by
F-008 Amend Div. III, Prov. 8.3 by adding: “(f) Mycologists who have published at least one nomenclatural novelty among organisms treated as fungi.” T.W. May & A.N. Miller (2018, IMA Fungus 9: (xv)–(xxi))
F-009 Amend Div. III, Prov. 8.3 by removing “(b) Individual members of organizations affiliated with the IMA” and rewording (a) accordingly. T.W. May & A.N. Miller (2018, IMA Fungus 9: (xv)–(xxi))
F-010 Create an Editorial Committee for Fungi (mirroring the Editorial Committee, as set out in Div. III, Prov. 7.11). T.W. May
F-011 Create a Special-purpose Committee on Fungi named using the same Epithet for Asexual and Sexual States, to report to the Fungal Nomenclature Session of the next International Mycological Congress. T.W. May
F-012 In the event of proposals F-005 and F-006 being accepted, add Note to Chapter F of the Code under Art. F.4.2 specifying: (1) registration of sequence-based names as “nom. seq.” (nomena sequentia) and (2) that such names do not have priority over names based on physical types (including cultures) or illustrations. R. Lücking, P.M. Kirk & D.L. Hawksworth (2018, IMA Fungus 9: 185–198)
F-013 In the event of proposals F-005 and F-006 not being accepted, add a new Note and an Example to Chapter F of the Code under Art. F. 5.5, specifying that designations [i.e. names that are not validly published] based on molecular sequence data are to be registered, but when released after effective publication such designations are to have “nom. seq.” (nomen sequentium) appended. Lücking, Kirk & Hawksworth (2018, IMA Fungus 9: 185–198)
F-014 Art F.5. Allow correctability of mis-cited identifiers, via additions to Art. F.5.1, new Art. F.5.6, F.5.7 and F.5.8; and including addition of Art. F.5.9 that correctability extends to type designations; and addition to Rec. F.5A.1 that authors “(c) upon publication of a name, supply an electronic version of the publication containing the name to the recognized repository that issued the identifier associated with the name.” T.W. May, L.L. Norvell, K. Bensch, L. Lombard, D. Triebel & Z.W. de Beer
F-015 Amend Div. III, Prov. 8.3 by removing clauses (a), (b) and (c) and adding “(f) Mycologists who have published at least one nomenclatural novelty among organisms treated as fungi, in a peer-reviewed and indexed journal (only the authors of the nomenclatural novelty, who may differ from those of the publication).” J.C. Zamora
F-016 Amend Div., III, Prov. 8.9 to specify (a) Personal votes, and add: (b) Institutional votes, and (c) “Personal votes from nomenclature committees” including the Fungal Nomenclature Bureau (FNB), the Nomenclature Committee for Fungi (NCF), the International Commission on the Taxonomy of Fungi (ICTF), and mycologists on the General Committee (GC) and the Editorial Committee (EC). J.C. Zamora
F-017 In the event of proposal F-016 being accepted, amendments to Div. III, Prov. 3 to set out procedures for allocating Institutional votes for the Fungal Nomenclature Session. J.C. Zamora
F-018 Add a new Article in Chapter F concerning DNA sequences as types, incorporating proposals F-005, F-006 and F-012, with addition that “A name of a new taxon based on DNA sequence data as type”: (1) “does not carry an author citation; instead, the unique registration identifier may be cited as reference. When a name based on DNA sequence data is epitypified with a physical type or illustration as defined in Art. 8.1–8.4, the authors of the epitypification become the authors of the name.” and (2) “is not validly established unless the underlying raw data … are deposited in a public repository and the unique identifier is cited in the protologue.” R. Lücking