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

Kim van der Linde kim at kimvdlinde.com
Sun Apr 7 20:36:26 CDT 2013

Reality with Drosophila is that the community de facto has chosen to use 
a hybrid between Linnean naming and phylocode classification with names 
independent of rank. Lumping, as proposed by the refered article is even 
less common now that about another half a dozen genera are positioned 
within Drosophila.


On 4/7/2013 8:22 PM, David Patterson wrote:
> I commend, to those interested in this thread, the article by Vences,
> Guayasamin, Miralles and de la Riva (Zootaxa 3636 (2): 201 - 244. It was
> also advertised in Taxacom recently. It also provides an opinion on the
> Drosophila case.
> David Patterson

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