[Taxacom] arazonensis or arizonaensis

Lynn Raw lynn at afriherp.org
Wed Jul 24 11:27:39 CDT 2019


Why not arizonae, even easier to say and spell.


> On 24 Jul 2019, at 18.16, John Grehan via Taxacom <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu> 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.
> Thanks.
> John Grehan
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