[Taxacom] Advice on genus name

Anders Silfvergrip anders.silfvergrip at nrm.se
Mon Feb 2 01:32:41 CST 2009

If you want to make it stand out, try base it on the Swedish word for cog-wheel, "kugghjul".


That has probably not been used before.



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Swedish Museum of Natural History
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From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Torbjörn Tyler
Sent: den 31 januari 2009 10:02
To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
Subject: [Taxacom] Advice on genus name

If you are indeed looking for the proper Latin 
word for "gear = cog-wheel" my dictionary to 
"modern Latin" (from Swedish) has it as 

/ Torbjörn


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