Latin names versus scientific names [was: So much for nomenclatural stability]

Thomas G. Lammers lammers at UWOSH.EDU
Mon Mar 14 07:58:00 CST 2005

At 03:25 PM 3/13/2005, Karl Magnacca wrote:
>Okay, exactly who are you talking about?  The only people I hear like
>that are those like Steve Farris and Kevin Nixon, whose opinions I have
>a hard time taking seriously because they come off as rants.

Well, that's two.  I know I could find others if I went back to some of the
seventies cladistic literature from my grad school days.  It was quite
vicious, all around.

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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