shortest epithet

Robert H. Cowie cowie at HAWAII.EDU
Thu Mar 4 13:29:24 CST 2004


Ba humbugi Solem, 1983, a Pacific island land snail, family Charopidae.

RC


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Subject: [TAXACOM] shortest epithet

Another contender, a genuine current species:

Bombacaceae Adansonia za Baill.
in Bull. Soc. Linn. Par. 7. ii. (1890) 845 et Hist. pl. Madag. Atlas t.
79 C, 79D, 79 I.

("za" or "zabe" being the local vernacular name of this tree)

PvR




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