[Taxacom] the hurdle for all biodiv informatics initiatives

Frederick W. Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Wed Feb 17 11:26:43 CST 2010

Wolfgang Lorenz wrote:
> ZS-Feronia_sodalis/Cyclotrachelus_sodalis#2345
> ZS-Feronia_sodalis/Abax_sodalis#324
> With such standardized strings it should be much less of a problem for
> humans AND computers to know what's in those names. This is not the solution
> for ALL problems, of course, but a solid nomenclatural basis could bring us
> a huge step forward, IMHO ... or do I miss something?

* gosh, that smacks of the uninominal nomenclature proposed, back when 
computers were only for numbers, by...

Rising, James D., and Frederick W.  Schueler.  1972.  How stable is 
binominal nomenclature?  Systematic Zoology 21:438-439.

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