[Taxacom] Is the Company "YourSpecies" in Barcelona for real or ahoax?

Michael A. Ivie mivie at montana.edu
Tue Oct 22 17:55:21 CDT 2013

>(heck, you can
> describe a new species as "red with black spots", even if it's actually
> blue with white spots, and the name will still be accepted).

No, it will not be accepted, but it will be valid and available.



Michael A. Ivie, Ph.D., F.R.E.S.
Montana Entomology Collection
Marsh Labs, Room 50
NW corner of Lincoln and S.19th
1911 West Lincoln Street
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717

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