[Taxacom] arazonensis or arizonaensis
dyanega at ucr.edu
Wed Jul 24 11:26:39 CDT 2019
On 7/24/19 9:16 AM, John Grehan via Taxacom wrote:
> I am describing a new bug from Arizona. A colleague of mine says that to
> name it with reference to that state the name should be arazonaensis. But I
> have also seen species (e.g. the desert scorpion Hadrurus arizonensis) with
> the other form. Under whatever rules apply is there anything incorrect with
> arazonensis which is a little easier to say than arazonaensis? Any informed
> opinion most welcome.
Among insects, there are over 200 species names spelled "arizonensis"
and 0 spelled "arizonaensis". Make of that what you will.
Doug Yanega Dept. of Entomology Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0314 skype: dyanega
phone: (951) 827-4315 (disclaimer: opinions are mine, not UCR's)
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