[Taxacom] Generic type of large genus belongs in different genus
stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Wed Apr 10 19:13:58 CDT 2013
Yeah, but I left off the caveats for simplicity. I think it can be made to work, though ...
From: Doug Yanega <dyanega at ucr.edu>
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Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Generic type of large genus belongs in different genus
On 4/10/13 4:21 PM, Stephen Thorpe wrote:
> Though I think original combinations can do the trick instead of LSIDs.
You might think that, but even this has its perils, since original
combinations can (1) sometimes be non-unique (2) sometimes be impossible
to replicate using ASCII (3) often have different spelling from what is
actually in use (e.g., any justified emendations). No approach is
without its shortcomings.
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