incertae sedis

adverb

in·​cer·​tae se·​dis in-ˈsər-tē-ˈsē-dəs How to pronounce incertae sedis (audio)
: in an uncertain position : without assurance of relationship
used of taxa
the enigmatic fossil arthropods were placed incertae sedis among the Myriopoda

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“Incertae sedis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/incertae%20sedis. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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