[Annelida] RE: Alitta (=Neanthes) - No, no no !
(by Geoffrey.Read from niwa.co.nz)
Mon Nov 14 21:17:28 EST 2011
I see I was going on about these incorrect interpolations over ten years ago.
If you use a convention for something else then your communication likely fails.
Geoff (unlikely to be on deck here in another ten years).
> How to formulate correctly is covered by Recommendation 6A of the current
> ICZN code.
> " Recommendation 6A. Undesirable interpolation of certain genus-group names
> in binomina or trinomina. No genus-group name other than a valid subgeneric
> name should be interpolated between a generic name and a specific name,
> even in square brackets or parentheses. An author who desires to refer to a
> former generic combination should do so in some explicit form such as
> "Branchiostoma lanceolatum [formerly in Amphioxus]".
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