[Taxacom] Semantic Web: What is a species?

Peter Stevens peter.stevens at mobot.org
Sat Jan 31 15:47:15 CST 2009

So what isn't one step removed from the specimens?  With conventional  
species descriptions one does not even have an accursed data set into  
which one can sink one's teeth, but the step is still there...


On Jan 30, 2009, at 10:45 AM, Richard Zander wrote:

> One of the reasons this thread is important, I think, is that
> cladistics, and any method involving a data set alone, is one step
> removed from the actual specimens.

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