[Taxacom] Latin grammar-related question

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Wed Mar 25 15:00:03 CDT 2009

From: "Dr. David Campbell" <amblema at bama.ua.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 4:58 PM
>> 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.

Yes, that is good advice. It would also be a good idea to carefully read 
Art. 62 on gender of generic names.

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