[Taxacom] Cadetia kutubu

Karl Magnacca kmagnacca at wesleyan.edu
Fri Sep 26 03:08:45 CDT 2008


On Fri, September 26, 2008 8:24 am, Paul Kirk wrote:
> It would be both nomenclaturally and taxonomically irresponsible to
> publish another name for this taxon without examining the type [...]
> The taxon (if it is new) has a name already,

If it isn't validly published then it *doesn't* have a name.  It's
equally irresponsible to go blaring out global press releases giving a
species name that may or may not ever be published, or may eventually be
described under a different name.

Karl
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Karl Magnacca
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Zoology
Trinity College, Dublin 2
Ireland





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