[Taxacom] BioNames and others names

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Mon Jun 3 06:18:03 CDT 2013

From: "Paul Kirk" <P.Kirk at kew.org>
Sent: Monday, June 03, 2013 11:20 AM

>I have recently argued that a 'return' to the circumscription method - in 
>ICNafp 'space' - might be warranted in the largely molecular/'omics digital 
>environment we now live in ... coupled with abandoning the type method.

Care to expand on that? I don't see any immediate
disadvantage to the type method, except that every
so often somebody perpetuates the myth that a type
defines a taxon.


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