[tdwg-content] Name is species concept thinking

Mark Wilden mark at mwilden.com
Thu Jun 10 23:39:57 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 1:47 PM, Richard Pyle <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org> wrote:

> P.S. As far as we know, the ultimate circumscription is a subatomic
> particle, with layers of atoms, molecules, organelles, cells, and organs
> below the specimen-level circumsctiption... :-)

I don't think that's the case, actually. A specific ant is a
member/instance/kind of Formicidae, but a specific atom in that ant is


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