[Taxacom] Taxonomy Anarchy

JF Mate aphodiinaemate at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 10:29:09 CDT 2017


When I read the title I assumed it would be about the cladification of
classifications or supraspecific oversplitting. Instead it is solving
a legal issue by adding lawyers to taxonomy and systematics. What
could go wrong.




On 1 June 2017 at 16:56, Richard Zander <Richard.Zander at mobot.org> wrote:
> Another thing for taxonomists to worry about:
>
> https://www.nature.com/news/taxonomy-anarchy-hampers-conservation-1.22064
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> "Taxonomy anarchy" and its supposed solution. Journal Nature.
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