Crocodylus johnstoni is a prevailing and stable binomial designating the Australian freshwater crocodile. A brief review traces the description circumstances and recent International Code of Zoological Nomenclature changes that resolve a long-standing argument (C. johnsoni or C. johnstoni?) by exploiting the latest edition of the Code.
The correct name to be applied to the Australian freshwater crocodile, Crocodylus johnstoni [Krefft 1873]
Anton Tucker; The correct name to be applied to the Australian freshwater crocodile, Crocodylus johnstoni [Krefft 1873]. Australian Zoologist 1 January 2010; 35 (2): 432–434. doi: https://doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2010.029
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