[Taxacom] originator of tribal rank

Spies, Martin spies at zi.biologie.uni-muenchen.de
Thu Mar 6 03:38:04 CST 2008

On behalf of a colleague I am trying to find out who in the history of 
Linnean classification - in zoology or in general - started the use of 
'tribe' as a rank and/or coined the term for that rank.

Thanks in advance for any help - here or offlist.

Martin Spies
c/o Zoologische Staatssammlung Muenchen

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