[Taxacom] uncertainty about priority - botanical code question

Thomas Lammers lammers at uwosh.edu
Fri Jan 22 13:59:52 CST 2010

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From: Karolina Fucikova <karolina.fucikova at gmail.com>

> If it turns out to be impossible to find out which name was published earlier, what are the rules for priority in that case?<

When two names of equal priority are combined, it is up to the first person to combine them to establish priority by choosing one over the other.

Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Curator of the Herbarium
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh


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