[Taxacom] Latin grammar-related question

Dr. David Campbell amblema at bama.ua.edu
Wed Mar 25 10:58:16 CDT 2009

> There are a few existing species names in the same genus that may  
> have been "misspelled" in that they have endings like "-sis", "-alis"
> or "-aris".

Just remember to make sure that the word in question really is a 
normally behaving Latin adjective, rather than, e.g., a noun in 
apposition or a term derived from some other language.  

Dr. David Campbell
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Department of Biological Sciences
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University of Alabama, Box 870345
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