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Re: Specific names



In a message dated 10/15/99 8:26:26 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
Dinogeorge@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.

That's what I meant to suggest by "the animal itself is the superhero".  
Geez, people, read what I mean, not what I write! ;-)

--Nick P.