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Re: Specific names



In a message dated 10/15/99 4:04:16 AM EST, NJPharris@aol.com writes:

<< Or better, since this name really has a genitive case, A. ajacis (Latin) 
or 
 A. ajantos (Greek).
 
 Then again, maybe the animal itself is the superhero. >>

Don't need genitive case here, as species name is noun in apposition to 
generic name. Like rex in Tyrannosaurus rex, or the butcher in Joe the 
butcher.