Farewell to species (but not yet!)

Richard Zander rzander at SCIENCEBUFF.ORG
Fri Feb 4 11:30:49 CST 2000

We already have the equivalent of a "fixed uninomial." It's the basionym.
It's pretty stable.

Richard H. Zander
Curator of Botany
Buffalo Museum of Science
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----- Original Message -----
From: Don McAllister <mcall at SUPERAJE.COM>
Sent: Friday, February 04, 2000 10:23 AM
Subject: Re: Farewell to species (but not yet!)

> I am not proposing that we throw out our present systems, simply that we
> consider adding a fixed uninomial.  Withe a number of global taxonomic
> being developed, now would be as good a time as any to think out carefully
> potential for a parallel uninomial system.   It might even be useful for
> taxonomists; I know in some groups the common name has been more stable
> the Latin binomial!
> don
> Don McAllister

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