[Taxacom] Taxonomic concepts [Was: Questions on Taxonomic Code of Practice]

Nico Franz nico.franz at asu.edu
Fri Jan 10 12:21:53 CST 2014


>* There appears to be much confusion today over so-called
*>* "taxonomic concepts"*

Yes there is confusion. And also an understandable reluctance to go all the
way with concepts. But principled solutions, and tools, are gradually
emerging in several places. Here is one such proposal:

http://taxonbytes.org/tdwg-2013-a-toolkit-for-reconciling-multiple-taxonomic-perspectives/
http://taxonbytes.org/pdf/ChenEtAl2013-EulerToolkit.pdf
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14772000.2013.806371#.UtA6BrTtdsx

Best,

Nico

*Nico M. Franz, Ph.D.*
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