[Taxacom] New species descriptions based on only 1 specimen
erast.parmasto at emu.ee
Wed Oct 1 06:59:04 CDT 2008
K, 1. oktoober, 13:45, Bob Mesibov kirjutas:
> Some years ago I asked my taxonomical guru about doing this. He said 'If
> you know enough about it to describe it well and to distinguish it from
> other known species, why not give it a name?'
"Enough" means normally: you know the variability of the specimens of
a species. If you have found a species characterized by absence of any
variation, do describe and name it.
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