Message 2002-01-0022: Fw: reply to David M on species

Sun, 27 Jan 2002 17:37:19 +0100

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Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2002 17:37:19 +0100
From: David Marjanovic <>
To: PhyloCode mailing list <>
Subject: Fw: reply to David M on species

> The PhyloCode does actually provide possibilities for naming clades
> naming species. Check Article 11.1- 11.5 on these issues. You may use
> species as specifiers, but you may also use type or non-type specimens. If
> types then you do not actually make any explicit, direct statements about
> species, and if non-types you make none at all!

True. But Art. 11.5 still says that non-type specimens may only be used if
they don't belong to any named species under any code. This is what I think
should be changed, regarding the difficulty/impossibility of recognising
fossil species.


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