[Taxacom] why Martin Fikacek resign
Paul van Rijckevorsel
dipteryx at freeler.nl
Thu Oct 8 06:56:12 CDT 2015
Well, the "if it is impossible to preserve a specimen" applies
only to "a name of a new species or infraspecific taxon of
microscopic algae or microfungi (fossils excepted ..."
For other names of new taxa (which is most groups), a type
may not be an illustration from 2007 onwards.
Obviously, existing illustrations as types are unaffected. Also,
it remains possible to designate illustrations as types for
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Gouda" <E.J.Gouda at uu.nl>
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Subject: Re: [Taxacom] why Martin Fikacek resign
> Op 7-10-2015 om 19:00 schreef taxacom-request at mailman.nhm.ku.edu:
>> why Martin Fikacek resign
> You are right Martin, this is very bad practice.
> In Plant taxonomy a type may be an illustration if, and only if, it is
> impossible to preserve a specimen (art. 37.4)
> But also this keeps it open for interpretation. I think it is the Editor
> that should judge here.
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