Message 2001-02-0036: Re: Fwd: Species and genus names [was: RE: Genus names]

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Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2001 17:31:32 -0600 (CST)
From: "Jonathan R. Wagner" <znc14@TTACS.TTU.EDU>
To: Philip Cantino <>
Subject: Re: Fwd: Species and genus names [was: RE: Genus names]

At 05:50 PM 2/7/01 -0500, Philip Cantino wrote: 
>This is incorrect.  Only one of the naming schemes in our paper
>(method C) requires that genus names not be available as clade names;
>see column 7 in Table 3 of that paper.
        Forgive the error, what you say is certainly true. However, my point
still stands that the generic epithet is involved in nearly all of these
methods (correct me if I am wrong, all but K, L, and M?). I believe that it
is still in our best interest to forbear definition genus names, even if
they more than likely *will* be available.

        Again, sorry for the misrepresentation.


     Jonathan R. Wagner, Dept. of Geosciences, TTU, Lubbock, TX 79409-1053
  "Why do I sense we've picked up another pathetic lifeform?" - Obi-Wan Kenobi


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