Language for taxonomic names, redux

Yury Tarasievich yury.tarasievich at
Fri Mar 3 07:31:16 CET 2017

On 03/03/17 00:45, Kent Karlsson wrote:

> I think the tag ('la-linnaei', or whatever Michael settles on) should be
> applicable to all species *and* species group names, at various levels.
> Like "Eukaryota", "Plantae", "Orthomyxoviridae" (yes, a group of viruses),

I'd thought that obvious -- all elements of the 
special quasi-language being markable as 

> entirely new one). Would probably also apply to exo-species (if we ever
> find any) that we (as in humankind) get to name...

Redundant? I believe taxonomy system's supposed 
to be applied to "all life"?


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