[Taxacom] a game of 2 letter generic names

Anthony Gill gill.anthony at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 20:52:52 CST 2012


Lo, in fishes, though usually regarded as a subgenus of Siganus.

On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 1:45 PM, Robin Leech <releech at telus.net> wrote:
> Hi Stephen,
> Yes, the genus La by Stan Bleszynski.
> Robin
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> [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Stephen Thorpe
> Sent: February-13-12 7:12 PM
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> Subject: [Taxacom] a game of 2 letter generic names
>
> 2 letter generic names pose some frustrating problems for searches. For
> example, if you do an ION search, you get a big red error message saying
> 'Query should be at least 2 characters long' !!! Eg.
> http://www.organismnames.com/query.htm?q=Ea&searchType=simple&so=a0
> I currently know 3 such names in zoology, Aa, Do, and Ea (see details here:
> http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:2_letter_genera)
> does anyone know of any others (in zoology)?
>
> Stephen
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University of Sydney
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