[Taxacom] Species Definition?
deepreef at bishopmuseum.org
Tue May 23 13:31:08 CDT 2017
> So can we please just have numbers, or something for IDs of published and not
> yet named, suggested taxonomic concepts, so that we can speak of them?
Wouldn't that be nice!
> In real world there are no species. Imagine that.
No imagining necessary. That's the world I live in. But it is still helpful to label groups of things in nature in a way that facilitates communication -- whether it be islands (or is it an islet?), mountains (or is it a hill?), or species (or is it a subspecies?)
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