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Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2005 12:56:29 +0000 (GMT)
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Subject: Re: PhyloCode: Re: Sereno05
> Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2005 13:35:29 -0800 > From: "T. Michael Keesey" <email@example.com> > >> [PN issues] are discussed in my recent paper (Syst Biol >> 54:595-619). In addition, there is some discussion of what might >> constitute the most involved case history--among dinosaur >> taxonomists. >=20 > Some of the definitions proposed look very useful: nominational vs. > definitional authors Yes, I think this is an important precision: =09Definitional authors. -- A nominal author is the =09creator of a taxon name; a definitional author is the =09creator or revi- sor of a phylogenetic definition. Darren and I were careful to make this distinction in the recent diplodocoid taxonomy paper -- http://www.miketaylor.org.uk/dino/pubs/TaylorNaish2005-diplodocoid-ta= xonomy.pdf in which Table 1 (p. 5) has separate columns for the authors of the names and their definitions. That these coincide for only two of the ten named clades emphasises for important this is. _/|_=09 ____________________________________________________________= _______ /o ) \/ Mike Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.miketaylor= .org.uk )_v__/\ "You have no respect for excessive authority or obsolete =09 traditions. You're dangerous and depraved, and you should be =09 taken outside and shot" -- Joseph Heller, "Catch-22"