karstad - schueler bckcdb at ISTAR.CA
Tue Feb 24 19:40:38 CST 1998

W.Wuster wrote:
> There have been moves to standardise common names
> - some have suggested simply
> translating scientific names into modern languages
> - the result would be
> something of a nonsense, but then so is the whole idea of standardising
> common names, so I guess it does not matter all that much....

* On the other hand, the specific epithets of our local Unionid mussels
are so useful as field marks that in drawing up a key recently I set the
characters referred to in the epithet in bold type, in order to help
the user both learn the name and recognize the shell.

fred schueler.
Frederick W. Schueler, Aleta Karstad, Jennifer Helene Schueler.
Bishops Mills, Grenville Co, Ontario, on the Smiths Falls Limestone
Plain: 18TVE 446 687, 44* 52'N 75* 42'W   bckcdb at istar.ca
Natural History Exploration, Interpretation, Illustration, & Analysis

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