$pecies names

Thomas G. Lammers lammers at FMPPR.FMNH.ORG
Tue Feb 17 08:20:53 CST 1998

At 08:42 AM 02-17-98 -0800, Richard Zander wrote:

>Well, species concepts differ, and if splitting raises funds, what's to
>prevent the attitude "Funding now, lumping later!"

Reputable taxonomists will offer a money-back guarantee.  "If your eponym is
reduced to synonymy, or found to be invalid or illegitimate, we will
cheerfully refund your donation!"

Void where prohibited.

Thomas G. Lammers

Classification, Nomenclature, Phylogeny and Biogeography
of the Campanulaceae, s. lat.

Department of Botany
Field Museum of Natural History
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