[Taxacom] Revision using taxonomic concept approach

Geoffrey Read gread at actrix.gen.nz
Thu Oct 22 20:01:51 CDT 2015


What if you trust all your fellow taxonomists - like I do?

G

(Okay, maybe that idea didn't fly very far)



On Fri, October 23, 2015 1:44 pm, Stephen Thorpe wrote:
> "fide" is used when you are making a claim on the basis of someone else
> having made it whom you trust. I guess if the claim is dubious, or you are
> neutral as to its reliability, then you wouldn't use it.
>
> Stephen
>
> --------------------------------------------
> On Fri, 23/10/15, Geoff Read <gread at actrix.gen.nz> wrote:
>
>  Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Revision using taxonomic concept approach
>  To: Taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
>  Received: Friday, 23 October, 2015, 1:29 PM
>
>
>  I just looked back on some old 2011 discussion on ' sec. '
>  to see the
>  justification for the jargon.
>
>  This abbreviation is just so obscure, and non intuitive for
>  the non
>  in-group, and has terrible readability.
>
>  In addition to ' sensu ' instead, did anyone have a good
>  reason for not
>  using the simple ' fide ' ?
>
>  --
>  Geoffrey B. Read, Ph.D.
>  Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
>  gread at actrix.gen.nz





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