[Taxacom] Meaning of caputesocis

Geoff Read gread at actrix.gen.nz
Thu Jul 8 22:14:02 CDT 2021


Help please with looking for the meaning of 'esocis' as in caputesocis

It's been used in species names, & rarely in Latin text but I haven't
found the Latin derivation.

De capitis ossei Esocis lucii structura singulari
Nanque nec esocis teneri pectuscula spernam

Proteocephalus esocis, Ichthyotaenia esocis, Ergasilus esocis,
Heterocirrus caputesocis

The last is a name of Saint-Joseph, 1894, and he used 'caput esocis' as 2


Geoffrey B. Read, Ph.D.
Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
gread at actrix.gen.nz

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