[Taxacom] Not news: Latin scholarship statistically zero
Paul van Rijckevorsel
dipteryx at freeler.nl
Mon Apr 8 11:04:39 CDT 2013
From: "Redhead, Scott" <Scott.Redhead at AGR.GC.CA>
Sent: Monday, April 08, 2013 5:37 PM
> It will be helpful in the future if replies identify which Code is being
> cited. In the ICN, Arts. 20.2 & 23.2 indicate for algal, fungal & plant
> names that generic and species epithets may be compose arbitrarily, but
> Principle V indicates that they be treated as Latin.
In general that is very desirable, although more in the other
thread than this one: in this case it clearly is the ICZN that
applies. FWIW, these names are not composed arbitrarily;
there is an etymology given.
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