New synonymy or not?

Nozomi Ytow nozomi at BIOL.TSUKUBA.AC.JP
Thu Dec 6 05:07:12 CST 2001


> It is not 'New status' because the status of the junior synonym has not
> changed- it is still a junior synonym.  Thoughts?

Don't think synonymy as a status of a name.  Synonymization is a
statement on potential taxon concepts sensu Berendsohn (1995).
See http://www.idealibrary.com/links/doi/10.1006/bijl.2001.0527
and http://www.nomencurator.org/ for detail.

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Nozomi "James" Ytow
Institute of Biological Scieces
University of Tsukuba
Tuskuba, Ibaraki, 305-8572 JAPAN




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