Riaan Stals, Snuitkewer vrehrs at PLANT5.AGRIC.ZA
Wed May 13 10:36:42 CDT 1998

Yesterday Thomas G. Lammers wrote:

> I don't know about zoology, but in botany we have  ---snip ---
>  Epitypes may be appended to equivocal types to fix application.

I am an entomologist, i.e. bowing to the International Code of
Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN). I have no idea what an epitype is,
and the ICZN makes no mention of the concept.

Please fill this gap in my knowledge!


South African National Collection of Insects
vrehrs at plant5.agric.za

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