|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2009|
|Journal:||Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature|
|Type of Article:||Comment|
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My message is in support of Case 3463 to stabilise the name of the Aldabra tortoise. I do agree with arguments described in Case 3463. I think this is the only way to stop the considerable taxonomic and nomenclatural confusion that surrounds the Aldabra tortoise and stabilise its scientific name.
Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of Testudo gigantea Schweigger, 1812 (currently Geochelone (Aldabrachelys) gigantea; Reptilia, Testudines) 5