The name Paramecium is a slight homonymy case. This name is used according to the rules of several different nomenclatural codes.

Paramecium

Botany

Taxonomy

Ciliophora 6
Modifae 1

Specimens registered in collections

Collection Number of specimens (or sets)
Unicellular eukaryotes (CEU) 6

Paramecium

Zoology

Taxonomy

Ciliophora 26

Specimens registered in collections

Collection Number of specimens (or sets)
Protists (IR) 26