ICBN Lectotypes

Thomas Lammers lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU
Sat Aug 3 08:55:00 CDT 2002

At 08:41 AM 8/1/02 -0600, you wrote:
>Perhaps it should be called a "selectotype"?

In 1919, Joseph Rock used the term "electotype."  I do not know if that was
a coinage or if he picked it up elsewhere.

Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901-8640 USA

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Plant systematics; classification, nomenclature, evolution, and biogeography
of the Campanulaceae s. lat.

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