[Taxacom] new whale genus name is preoccupied

Neal Evenhuis neale at bishopmuseum.org
Thu Jul 1 16:35:14 CDT 2010


Thanks, Ken. I've made a note.

At 11:23 AM -1000 7/1/10, Kenneth Kinman wrote:
>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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