[Taxacom] Does the species name have to change when it movesgenus?

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Thu Jun 21 03:18:04 CDT 2012

From: "Daniel Mietchen" <daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2012 12:21 AM

> For instance, entries about these taxa in places like Wikispecies or
> Wikipedia cannot use any of the images from the original description
> in order to explain the characteristics of the taxa in question.

Yes, for new taxa that are glamorous enough, this may work out very
well. Wikipedia draws a lot of attention (at the top of Google lists)
and thus generates a lot of attention. Making an entire article available
should guarantee a good Wikipedia article; if there is one skill that 
the average Wikipedian is sure to have mastered it is that of 


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