selling of names

Peter Rauch anamaria at GRINNELL.BERKELEY.EDU
Thu Feb 18 11:20:22 CST 1999

On Thu, 18 Feb 1999, JOSEPH E. LAFERRIERE wrote:
> ... It is a pity that systematics
> and conservation are so poorly funded as to make this so
> tempting.

Maybe systematics just doesn't know how to market its "products" ?  :>)

"Do you offer a guarantee with the name, sir?"

"If I don't like the organism assigned to my name, can I exchange it for
another kind?"

"Can I have one of the paratypes? Oh, that'll be extra? How much extra?"



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