Linne or Linnaeous?
jean.jacques.wuilbaut at SKYNET.BE
Wed Feb 18 00:19:18 CST 2004
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de Richard Petit
Envoyé : mardi 17 février 2004 23:24
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Objet : Re: Linne or Linnaeous?
Why Linné if you want to spell his name the way he did? Most of his taxa
date from the 10th edition when he was still Linnaei (= Linnaeus). I think
the term "Linnaean" is in much more frequent usage than "Linnean" which I
believe to have been used only by the dictatorial Dr. Smith.
Also, when writing "Linnaeus" one doesn't have to worry about an accent on
the "e", a feature not used in English.
r.e.petit at att.net
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> For database reasons (when you looking for duplicities) is the best how
> linne write his own name: "Linné"
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> In case the French is a problem, here the same facts in English:
> The great Linnaeus was born as the son of Linnaeus and had a son called
> Linnaeus (Linnaeus being the family name). He was elevated into the
> and, as such, got a coat-of-arms and the name of Carl von Linné.
> According to the biography by Wilfrid Blunt this elevation happened in
> ( Jacques Melot notes that it was passed by the Swedish parliament in
> According to Blunt it was antedated 1757 (Jacques Melot notes that
> started calling himself "von Linné" on 20 November 1756).
> Mostly when referring to things "of Linnaeus" the term Linnaean is used,
> note "The Linnean Society" (http://www.linnean.org/).
> In names under the ICZN both spellings appear to be used: "linnei" and
> "linnaei", also "linneanus" and "linnaeanus". As far as I understand the
> ICZN the "original spelling" is to be used, i.e. the publishing author
> the spelling.
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