[Taxacom] Binomial Nomenclature - was: "cataloguing hypotheses & not real things"

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Mon Sep 2 09:21:34 CDT 2013

From: "Fred Schueler" <bckcdb at istar.ca>
Sent: Monday, September 02, 2013 3:03 PM

> * the proposal is to use contemporary combinations for the uninominal 
> names, not the generic assignments in original descriptions - this again 
> would require agreement about what's the contemporary assignment of each 
> species...

Yes, that makes it (somewhat) more realistic, but as you 
point out there must first be agreement on current names.
This brings to mind the Names in Current Use (NCU) project,
which did not make it at the time, and probably would not
make it even now.


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