[Taxacom] Citation

Jan Bosselaers dochterland at telenet.be
Mon Feb 6 14:24:51 CST 2017


Thanks Stephen, for pointing this out to me! Much appreciated.

Best wishes (the best wishes in Belgium - it’s true),

Jan

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> Stephen Thorpe <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>
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> Sent: 06 February 2017 19:56
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> To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu; Jan Bosselaers
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> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Citation
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> Strictly
> speaking, there is no "citation" for that taxon
> name, as names for classes are not regulated by any code of
> nomenclature. Attribution of Arachnida to Cuvier 1812 is
> meaningless and potentially rather misleading given how
> taxonomic
>  concepts change over time.
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> Stephen
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> On Mon, 6/2/17, Jan Bosselaers
> <dochterland at telenet.be> wrote:
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>  Subject: [Taxacom] Citation
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>  To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
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>  Received: Monday, 6 February, 2017, 8:23 PM
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>  Hi all,
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>  Does anyone know the correct citation for Arachnida
> Cuvier,
> 
>  1812?
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>  Best wishes,
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>  Jan Bosselaers
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