[Taxacom] Linnaeus tercentenary[Scanned]

Francisco Vergara-Silva f.vergarasilva at gmail.com
Wed May 23 02:57:52 CDT 2007


Hi all,

a link related to a colloquium on Linnaeus, to be held next week at
the Instituto de Biología, UNAM (Mexico City) -

http://www.ibiologia.unam.mx/linneo/

Best regards, /FVS





On 5/23/07, Chapman, Alex <Alex.Chapman at dec.wa.gov.au> wrote:
>
> Paul,
>
> I knew preparing this listing would be useful to us!
>
> I included the traditional groups for general convenience to a broad
> readership, and knowing that our cryptogamic census is a little
> 'preliminary' in places.  Your feedback is much appreciated.
>
> Cheers,
> Alex
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> Subject: RE: [Taxacom] Linnaeus tercentenary[Scanned]
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>
>
> Thanks for posting this information Alex. Traditional, I know, but the
> lichens are Fungi and quite ironic that your single fungus is ... a lichen,
> more correctly classified as Lichenomphalia umbellifera (L.) Redhead,
> Lutzoni, Moncalvo & Vilgalys 2002 ... ;-(
>
> Cheers,
>
> Paul
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> Subject: [Taxacom] Linnaeus tercentenary[Scanned]
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> Carl Linnaeus was born 300 years ago in a small village in Smaland, Rashult,
> Sweden, and rose to become known as the 'Father of taxonomy'. He championed
> the binomial system of naming biological organisms and developed the first
> scientific classification system for life on earth. The Linnaeus
> Tercentenary offers many interesting events around the globe - from
> scientific conferences to lectures for the general public, exhibitions, and
> guided tours. The complete list can be found on the Linnaeus 2007 site (
> HYPERLINK "http://www.linnaeus2007.se/"http://www.linnaeus2007.se/).
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> To commemorate Linnaeus birthday on 23 May, the Western Australian Herbarium
> has produced 'A guide to the Linnaean species occurring in Western
> Australia' (see HYPERLINK
> "http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/events/"http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/events/)
> - a listing of plant and fungal species originally described by Linnaeus and
> native or naturalised in Western Australia, linked to more detailed
> information on each taxon in 'FloraBase - the Western Australian Flora'.
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> Other WA events will include a Photography workshop and Science-Systematics
> mini-symposium, to be held during Spring.
>
> Happy birthday L.  !
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