Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of Testudo gigantea Schweigger, 1812 (currently Geochelone (Aldabrachelys) gigantea) (Reptilia, Testudines) 7 (Case 3463)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors:Werner, YL
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:67
Issue:1
Start Page:81
Pagination:81
Date Published:03/2010
Type of Article:Comment
ISSN:0007-5167
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I find Pat Maytot’s refutation of Marinus Hoogmoed’s arguments compelling. I see
enough reasons to retain stability (gigantea) and no justification to deviate from this.

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