[Taxacom] Describing the unknown sex of a species

Mary Barkworth Mary.Barkworth at usu.edu
Wed Feb 6 09:27:11 CST 2013


If there is a choice, perhaps a public institution able and willing to image and put the record online in the next week or so. 

Mary

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From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Pavel Štys
Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 4:21 AM
To: Daniel Whitmore
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Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Describing the unknown sex of a species

Formally: no special status. Actually:  taxonomically important individual(s), worth to be deposited in a public institution as a voucher specimen(s).
Pavel

On 6 February 2013 12:11, Daniel Whitmore <whitmore.daniel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Oops, upon second thought, the allotype has to be part of a syntypic 
> series....
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> On 6 February 2013 12:05, Daniel Whitmore <whitmore.daniel at gmail.com>
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> > I think it's the allotype.
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> > On 6 February 2013 11:56, Luis Popa <popaluis at antipa.ro> wrote:
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> >> I have a beginner question: when one describes for the first time 
> >> the unknown sex of a species, what is the status of the material 
> >> used for that? I know it is not a type, but is there a specific way 
> >> to designate it?
> >> Thank you.
> >> Best,
> >> luis
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> >> Luis Popa, Ph.D.
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