critter names

James Kruse fnjjk1 at UAF.EDU
Wed Oct 10 14:32:49 CDT 2001

Thanks Ron, and everyone else for the responses. I was confused by a
particular case I looked at during my graduate work.

As for sinister names, how about some of the mosquito species names attached
to some of those dangerous insect pins = excrucians or punctor.

James J. Kruse, Ph.D.
Curator of Entomology
University of Alaska Museum
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Fairbanks, AK, USA 99775-6960
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on 10/10/01 1:52 PM, Ron Gatrelle at gatrelle at TILS-TTR.ORG wrote:

> The genus gender does not change when moved.  The species/subspecies gender
> changes with the movement to a different gender genus (unless exempted).
> Ron Gatrelle

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