[Taxacom] joke of the day!

Frank.Krell at dmns.org Frank.Krell at dmns.org
Sat Mar 5 21:41:49 CST 2011

"unfortunately for these guys, Hawkeswoodidae was proposed with Amrishoonops as
type genus! As it is not formed from the stem of an available generic name, it
is not available"

Well, I just got a note from Norm Platnick that this thing isn't a new family, not even a new genus.


Dr Frank T. Krell 
Curator of Entomology 
Commissioner, International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
Chair, ICZN ZooBank Committee
Department of Zoology 
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 
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