[Taxacom] Species-level homonyms - between/within codes

Stephen Thorpe stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Wed Nov 10 20:20:10 CST 2010


BTW, have you seen this? 
http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/List_of_valid_homonyms

I haven't checked through it yet, but it is a good pointer for further 
investigation ...




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From: "Tony.Rees at csiro.au" <Tony.Rees at csiro.au>
To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
Sent: Thu, 11 November, 2010 12:04:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Species-level homonyms - between/within codes


Another link of interest: "Introduction to Scientific Nomenclature" presentation 
by Hendrik Segers, 2009:

http://iczn.org/sites/iczn.org/files/Segers-Introduction_to_Scientific_Nomenclature.pps


His slide 45 lists some total numbers of within-Code and inter-Code generic 
homonyms, with genus+species homonyms on the following slide, including a couple 
I had missed:

  - Poria cocos: Coleoptera and Fungus

(I have the fungus name, but not the beetle at this time, and have not traced it 
elsewhere)

  - Culcita novaeguineae: seastar, and Culcita novae-guineae: fern

Note that the seastar epithet was frequently spelled in the hyphenated form 
prior to hyphenation being eliminated from [almost all] zoological names, see 
for example:

http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2797511 

so as an orthographic variant I figure it qualifies :)

Regards - Tony

> -----Original Message-----
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> between/within codes
> 
> Thanks, Brian - also a recognition enshrined in at least one Code of the
> existence of inter-Code homonyms (that term again...)
> 
> Regards - Tony
> 
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