[Taxacom] Geodorcus sororum

Frederick W. Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Sun Jul 4 19:13:05 CDT 2010


Jim Croft wrote:
> There are individuals here who assertively refuse to acknowledge the
> richness of infraspecific taxa because endangered species legislation
> only works at the species level, leading to all manner of absurdities
> in an ego-driven species rush to author a species for every variant
> and every population.

* that's true in some jurisdictions. Federally in Canada a "DU" is not 
only Ducks Unlimited, but also a "designateable unit" under the Species 
at Risk Act. This can be anything from a species to a single population.

fred.
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