[Taxacom] When electing a neotype, how to define the other gender
dyanega at ucr.edu
Mon Sep 30 17:27:02 CDT 2013
On 9/30/13 2:35 PM, Frank.Krell at dmns.org wrote:
> Recommendation 75A. Choice of neotypes. Authors are advised to choose neotypes from any surviving paratypes or paralectotypes unless there are compelling reasons to the contrary...
Once again, Recommendations do not take precedence over Code Articles.
Specifically, Code Articles 75.3.5 and 75.3.6 constitute two VERY
compelling reasons NOT to use paratypes as neotypes. A neotype
designation that satisfies this Recommendation but violates Art. 75.3 is
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