naming & types

Gregory Zolnerowich gzolner at ACS.TAMU.EDU
Sat Nov 9 14:38:12 CST 1996

"Blah blah blah. Indeed, I find the whole
practice of biologists naming species after each other rather
arrogant. Blah blah blah."

I rather enjoy naming species for my colleagues, for two reasons. First, I
think it does pay them some honor. Second, in an area where new species are
extremely abundant, it is much faster than having to think up a cutesy
descriptive proper Latin name.


Greg Z.

Dr. Gregory Zolnerowich                 gzolner at
Dept. of Entomology                     409-862-3344 phone
Texas A&M University                    409-845-7977 fax
College Station, TX 77843-2475

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