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Re: Vitakridrinda publication validity

> The fact is that the ICZN rules are not always followed.  But unless
> someone actually makes a point of contesting a name, then it doesn't
> become an issue.

Extreme example: several binomina from the late 1990s and/or early 2000s were 
erected not as "new genus & species" but just as "new taxon". (Isn't 
<i>Rahonavis</i> one of those non-genera?) As far as the ICZN is concerned, 
that makes them utterly and totally invalid. Nobody seems to care, hardly 
anybody seems to so much as notice.