[Taxacom] Objective synonyms?

Curtis Clark lists at curtisclark.org
Sat May 29 08:08:05 CDT 2010

On 5/29/2010 1:04 AM, Stephen Thorpe wrote:
> Not so silly, actually! Real example: the name vulgaris, as used in 
> the combination Vespula vulgaris is NOT an objective synonym of the 
> name vulgaris as used in the combination Panorpa vulgaris.

In botany, vulgaris is not a name, but merely an epithet; case closed.

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