[Taxacom] new whale genus name is preoccupied

Kenneth Kinman kennethkinman at webtv.net
Thu Jul 1 16:23:29 CDT 2010


Dear All,
      Today's issue of Nature describes a new genus of Miocene whale
named Leviathan.  However, don't get too attached to the name, because
it is preoccupied by Leviathan Koch, 1841, so the new whale genus will
have to be given a replacement name.       
       --------Ken       





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