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Old 9th December 2009   #5
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Default Re: Scientific Nomenclature

Great post! This is basically what I have done all semester in herpetology :) Things are much easier when names cannot be confused (even though we had a turtle clade with "Geomydidae" which is a mamalian family ). You mentioned the capitalization of genus AND species that some people use and for some reason I feel a cringe when I see that.
Too much horror business.

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