Language for taxonomic names, redux

Andy Mabbett andy at
Thu Feb 23 11:57:12 CET 2017

On 23 February 2017 at 09:57, Arthur Reutenauer
<arthur.reutenauer at> wrote:
>   This page does not argue that binomial names should be pronounced the
> same way in every language

"Latin biological names in English speech are usually pronounced with
English letter sounds. [...] An Anglo-Latin pronunciation has been in
use for centuries... "

The references it cites include:

   Chandler, C.
   Pronunciation of Latin and Quasi-latin Scientific terms.
   Bulletin of the Scientific Laboratories of Denison University 4:161-176.

Andy Mabbett

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