[Taxacom] a game of 2 letter generic names

Stephen Thorpe stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Tue Feb 14 14:47:25 CST 2012


only that it was me asking, and, for now, I don't care about plants! :)



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 From: Frederick W. Schueler <bckcdb at istar.ca>
To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu 
Sent: Wednesday, 15 February 2012 4:43 AM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] a game of 2 letter generic names
 
On 2/14/2012 12:54 AM, Stephen Thorpe wrote:

> thanks, looks like I just missed Ge ...

* why has this been an exclusively zoological sport - is there something 
in the botanical and bacteriological codes which excludes two-letter 
generic names?

just asking,

fred
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