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Re: Specific names
In a message dated 10/15/99 8:26:26 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> << Or better, since this name really has a genitive case, A. ajacis (Latin)
> 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
That's what I meant to suggest by "the animal itself is the superhero".
Geez, people, read what I mean, not what I write! ;-)