[Taxacom] Wikipedia classification

Una Smith una.smith at att.net
Sun Jul 5 10:02:17 CDT 2009

Roderic Page wrote:
>Like Kleo, I can see no reason not to include more information on the  
>disambiguation page. Even authority and date would help (telling the  
>reader that one name is older than the other).

The principle is don't overload the disambiguation page with details
but give the reader the essential information to decide which entry
they want.

Both synonyms were published in 1830, so year alone does not help.
Also, most readers won't appreciate the significance, nor care.

>I'd expect the page "Latreillia (crab)" to be about the crab genus,  
>but it's a redirect to the family Latreilliidae  
>(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latreilliidae ). This doesn't make much 
> sense. Surely the thing to do is make a  page for the genus Latreillia 
>Roux, not have it redirect to a family?

Yes, of course there should be an article about the genus.  Please
make one.

	Una Smith

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