Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of Testudo gigantea Schweigger, 1812 (currently Geochelone (Aldabrachelys) gigantea; Reptilia, Testudines) 12

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2009
Authors:Gaffney, ES
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:66
Issue:2
Start Page:181
Pagination:181
Date Published:06/2009
Type of Article:Comment
ISSN:0007-5167
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I agree completely with the request by the authors of Case 3463 for the
conservation of the Aldabra name as argued in that submission. This is
hardly a unique example but it is a very obvious one in herpetology and
is one of the reasons that the ICZN exists.

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