[tdwg-content] subgenus as part of higherClassification

Gail Kampmeier gkamp at illinois.edu
Tue Nov 3 22:10:57 CET 2009

How would you expect to find a subgenus, which in the term subgenus  
is combined with its genus for disambiguating homonymies, when you  
cite it as part of the higherClassification?  Do you cite it as you  
do in the term for subgenus or "naked"?

Aphis (Aphis) glycines

hyncha;Aphidoidea;Aphididae;Aphis;Aphis (Aphis)</ 



considering that there are about 4 other possible ranks in between  
the subgenus and species?


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Gail E. Kampmeier
Sr. Research Entomologist
Illinois Natural History Survey
Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Box 5 NSRC, MC-637
1101 W. Peabody, Urbana, IL 61801 USA
ph. 217-333-2824
fax 217-244-1707
email: gkamp at illinois.edu **note change**
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