subsequent designation of paratypes

Ron at Ron at
Fri Apr 5 09:10:46 CST 2002


----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Pape" <thomas.pape at NRM.SE>
To: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 8:28 AM
Subject: Re: subsequent designation of paratypes


> > ...given the definitions in the ICZN, I would think
> > these would be paratypes, despite the fact they were not mentioned in
the
> > first paper where the species was named.
>         Am I correct? - Barry
>
> No.
> Paratypes are specimens of a type series other than the holotype. The
type
> series contains those specimens explicitly included by the author -
directly
> or by bibliographic reference. If the author mentions only a holotype
there
> will be no paratypes.
>
> Thomas Pape
> Naturhistoriska riksmuseet


A second No - and ditto.

Ron Gatrelle
TILS president
Charleston, SC - USA
http://www.tils-ttr.org




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