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Table 3. Expected masculine and feminine endings of variable species‐group names derived from their current neuter  ending.  The  endings  presented  in  the  table  show  the  exact  letters  to  be  substituted.  Words  that  are  not  found  in  the  neuter gender in the Howard & Moore Checklist are not treated here. 

408

NEUTER ending 

expected MASCULINE 

expected FEMININE 

‐e

‐is

‐is

‐ferum

‐fer

‐fera

‐gerum

‐ger

‐gera

‐um (other than ‐ferum or ‐gerum ) 

‐us

‐a

‐us

‐or

‐or

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