[uf-discuss] Size considerations and other property-names for "species"

Charles Roper charles.roper at gmail.com
Mon Oct 23 05:21:02 PDT 2006

On 22/10/06, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
> I'm ambivalent; but another taxonomist advised me, in e-mail, to avoid
> "binomial", as that is also used in mathematics. That seemed sensible to
> me.

I'm going to poll a few experts on this. I'll let you know when I get
some feedback.

> >>         vgroup  (vernacular group)
> >
> >Not sure about vgroup though.
> Alternatives?


> >>         class   should this be "taxoclass" or "classis"?
> >
> >Or what about "txclass".
> Or "taxonclass".
> Is there any precedence?

The hCard format seems to prefer word pairs separated with a hyphen, e.g.


Charles Roper

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