Subsp. or ssp. ?
robinl at NAIT.AB.CA
Mon Jan 22 08:02:37 CST 1996
Yes, but the terms I offered you are shorthand. If you perfer "subsp."
for "subspecies" (singular), then so be it.
On Mon, 22 Jan 1996, Martin Dube wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Jan 1996, Robin Leech wrote :
> > By sort of an international agreement, there are some abbreviations that
> > are used in both botany and zoology. They are these:
> > 1. species (singular) = sp.
> > 2. Species (plural) = spp.
> > 3. subspecies (sing.) = ssp.
> > 4. subspecies (pl.) = sspp.
> > Robin Leech
> But, the ICBN is the result of an international agreement, isn't ?
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