Proposal Templates

Use these files to prepare and submit taxonomy proposals.

Advice and guidelines to SGs on the implementation of binomial species names

The guidelines available from the link below provide the rules for the construction of binomial species names.


The templates below were for submissions in 2022. We will be releasing new templates by March for 2023 submissions. You can use the templates below as a starting point for preparing new submissions, but please be prepared to transfer all of your information to the new templates once they are released.

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Name Sort descending Created Size Description
Taxonomic_Proposals_Help_2023_v1.docx 04/13/2023 - 12:57 28.68 KB
Help notes for completing both modules of the taxonomic proposal template.
TP_Template_Excel_module_2023_v1.xlsx 04/13/2023 - 09:15 23.54 KB
Default description
TP_Template_Word_module_2023_v1.docx 04/13/2023 - 12:27 31.61 KB
This module contains sections for the title page of your proposal, the main text and any supporting evidence. There is also a section for non-standard proposals. The taxonomic changes you want to make MUST be entered on the accompanying Excel module.
3 files | 83.84 KB