[Taxacom] We are cataloguing hypotheses & not real things --I hope everyone appreciates the implications of this.Was Global species lists ....

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Sun Sep 1 07:03:26 CDT 2013

From: "Paul Kirk" <P.Kirk at kew.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 01, 2013 11:11 AM

In ICNafp all names from family down are typified by specimens and all names
above family based on a generic name are also typified by specimens.
Specimens are good for extracting DNA from ... but 'type species' are not -
or am I missing something from the ICZN side?

Well, either specimens or illustrations. Illustrations are
not so good for extracting DNA from ...

Paul (the other one)

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