Subsp. or ssp. ?
strpic at OLIMP.IRB.HR
Mon Jan 22 17:07:09 CST 1996
At 16:38 22.01.96, 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.
Interesting. I was informed that, according to ICBN, one _must_ not write
ssp. as abbreviation in a taxonomic (or syntaxonomic) paper, in which case
the name becomes invalid.
Any ICBN gurus somewhere 'round ?
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