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On naming taxa



George Olshevsky wrote:

> Right now, if I want to establish a taxonomic name, all I have to do
> is publish it in a publication, which is suitably defined under the
> ICZN. I don't have to "register" it anywhere. Under the PhyloCode,
> the name would >have< to be "submitted" to the database. That right
> there strikes me as irksome.

Others might see that as an improvement over the ICZN's rules:

http://www.cmnh.org/fun/dinosaur-archive/1995Feb/0093.html

-- 
Mickey Rowe     (rowe@psych.ucsb.edu)