[Taxacom] New genus name in title

John Grehan calabar.john at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 15:50:53 CST 2018


Yes, that's what I wanted to avoid.

John Gehan

On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 3:46 PM, Frederick W. Schueler <bckcdb at istar.ca>
wrote:

> On 1/24/2018 2:37 PM, John Grehan wrote:
>
>> This is a bit of an ignorant question, but did not find an answer in the
>> code of zoological nomenclature (not to say that it is not there, just
>> that
>> I have not seen it). I would be interested to know what the code says
>> about
>> a new genus being mentioned in the title of a paper before it is actually
>> described and diagnosed within the paper. Is it permissible by the code?
>>
>
> * just empirically, titles like "A new genus of Popsidoodleidae from
> Gumbuts Corners" are infuriating if you're going back to look for
> references to the genus that's been described.
>
> fred.
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