rjensen at SAINTMARYS.EDU
Fri Dec 20 10:38:02 CST 1996
Reply to Fagerlund below.
Richard J. Jensen | E-MAIL: rjensen at saintmarys.edu
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On Fri, 20 Dec 1996, richard a fagerlund wrote:
> ...the primary function of
> a taxonomist is. Simply, it is to provide names to organisms for future
> use by research biologists and ecologists, nothing more, nothing less.
I second Harvey Ballard's comments - taxonomy is much more than naming
organisms. This is a part of what taxonomists do, but for many
taxonomists, it is only a small part.
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