[Taxacom] Generic type of large genus belongs in different genus

Kim van der Linde kim at kimvdlinde.com
Sun Apr 7 20:28:17 CDT 2013


On 4/7/2013 8:18 PM, Frank.Krell at dmns.org wrote:
> There were a few ICZN Commissioners who voted *for* the Drosophila
> case. Other, lower profile cases went through with changing a type
> species by plenary power. I do not at all understand why the
> Drosophila case had this unfortunate outcome, but there we go. We
> decide on a case by case basis.You cannot conclude from the outcome
> of one Case on the outcome of another Case. Frank

Oh yes, a few voted in favor. Anyway, it is what it is, and recent 
progress has shown that the mess is far bigger than we knew at that 
time. But that is for later....

Kim




More information about the Taxacom mailing list