[Taxacom] Drosophila melanogaster name change?

Richard Zander Richard.Zander at mobot.org
Wed Apr 14 12:27:15 CDT 2010

Not neologism, mistake, Curtis. I meant heterophyletic (combining paraphyletic and polyphyletic). OR maybe I was being poetic. That's it, it was inexorable association of sensibilities.
Richard H. Zander
Missouri Botanical Garden
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St. Louis, MO 63166 U.S.A.
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From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu on behalf of Curtis Clark
Sent: Wed 4/14/2010 9:11 AM
To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Drosophila melanogaster name change?

On 4/10/2010 2:19 PM, Richard Zander wrote:
 > the myriad
 > homoplastic species

I can't believe you wrote that. Classically, homoplasy refers to traits,
not taxa. Neologism?

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