Type of Homo sapiens
SPAMER at SAY.ACNATSCI.ORG
Wed Jan 25 14:34:26 CST 1995
Edward Cope (1840-1897) is not the "lectotype" of Homo sapiens Linnaeus,
1758, by subsequent designation by Psihoyos 1994; he was not part of
Linnaeus's (1707-1778) type series. Linnaeus himself was designated the
lectotype by Stearn (1959:4).
Psihoyos, L. (with Knoebber, J.). 1994. Hunting dinosaurs. Random House,
New York, 267 pp.
Stearn, W. T. 1959. The background of Linnaeus's contributions to the
nomenclature and methods of systematic biology. Systematic Zoology,
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
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