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Re: -oidea in Genus Names
I wrote (regarding *Procaimanoidea*) and quoted by George:
<<Though I agree the system is aesthetically pleasing and logical in that
sense (as do George and Nick),...>>
and George Olshevsky (Dinogeorge@aol.com) wrote:
<The Code explicitly excludes generic names from family-level suffix
That rule was applied after the name was coined. They should have thought
about that a long time ago. You cannot make a rule to change a name that
existed before the rule, and expect the name to conform. The Code is not
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