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Re: Binomial abbreviations (was: When did T. rex. . .)

In a message dated 97-08-20 10:05:49 EDT, you write:

<< >Humans certainly aren't, since most people seem to think that _Homo
 > >is the *PLURAL* of "Homo sapien"
 >    _H. sapiens_ would still be technically incorrect, anyway.  Try _H.
 > sapiens sapiens_.
 Isn't Neanderthal man --> _Homo sapiens neanderthalus_  ??

yes, neandertal is a subspecies. (just as we are)