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Re: More on the genus problem
--- On Sun, 9/20/09, Erik Boehm <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Its all a big mess, as I said, I've never heard a good
> definition for a species, so I wouldn't expect a good one
> for a genus.
> It is whatever is convenient for classification.
A caveat: I suggest the term "useful" as opposed to "convenient".
Convenience w/out usefulness is the essence of counter-production, grasshopper.
Woo, boy, am I martzed...