[Taxacom] selling names to save the planet

Doug Yanega dyanega at ucr.edu
Tue Sep 18 17:56:15 CDT 2007

>I reckon, that not too much money is going back to taxonomy... In any
>case. Does someone know the smallprint of this naming? What happens if
>the species get synomymized, lets say a year after. Cash-back-guarantee??

No "guarantee" is necessary, obviously. Even a synonym has to be 
cited in perpetuity; you are STILL immortalized, and - if push comes 
to shove - all one has to do is point out that synonymies are not 
formal nomenclatural acts, but merely opinions that one CAN choose to 

Doug Yanega        Dept. of Entomology         Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0314        skype: dyanega
phone: (951) 827-4315 (standard disclaimer: opinions are mine, not UCR's)
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         is the true method" - Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Chap. 82

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