FW: [TAXACOM] difference between the text within the squre parenthesis & semicircular parenthesis

bekenya at U01.GATE01.COM bekenya at U01.GATE01.COM
Tue Apr 18 19:41:58 CDT 2006


Dear Dr. Nair,

Both [  ] & (  ) commonly show references by author,.
In Taxonomic Literature,  it is same.
In custom of English language, [  ] especially means references differ from
the fact.

Bekenya Nakai, Dr.
bekenya at u01.gate01.com

> Dear taxacomers,
>
> In the taxonomic literatures some text is within squre parenthesis [.......]
> and some other in semicircular parenthesis (.........) Is there any
> difference in meaning?
>
> It would be a great favour,if you could help me in finding out the
> difference between the text within the squre parenthesis [.......] and
> semicircular parenthesis (.........) in taxonomic literatures.
>
> thank you
> --
> Santhosh S. Nair,
> Junior Research Fellow,
> Systematic Entomology Laboratory,
> Dept. of Zoology, University of Calicut,
> 673 635, Malappuram, Kerala, India.
> nairssanthosh at rediffmail.com
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