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Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 16:46:24 -0400
From: Kevin de Queiroz <Dequeiroz.Kevin@NMNH.SI.EDU>
Subject: Re: species names
At present, we are planning to cover only well known names and major = clades in these volumes. We certainly will not cover all former genus = names. No progress is being made at all at the present time, though it = has begun. >>> David Marjanovic <email@example.com> - 5/18/01 4:15 PM >>> > Jacques Gauthier has also made this point to me several times in conversations. It is definitely something we should consider when = preparing the species part of the PhyloCode. > > > For species, I support method M, but I think that in monotypic genera the > > genus name rather than the specific epithet should become the species name, > > because it is usually much more distinct. The companion volume will become very, very thick -- how's the work on it ongoing, if it has begun?