Short report concerning the Taxonomic Committee of SEH
The Taxonomic Committee of SEH deals with the taxonomic and nomenclatural status mainly of the European herpetofauna. Taxonomic issues are newly described species, resurrections of former synonyms, upgrading subspecific names to specific rank, validity problems etc. whereas nomenclatural issues refer to the CODE and its rules.
Recent topics are new European species such as Vipera walser, upgradings to species rank (e.g. Timon nevadensis, Hierophis carbonarius, Natrix astreptophora and others), and nomenclatural issue include assumed application of the priority rule by replacing genus names by
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