[tdwg-content] New terms need resolution: "Individual"

Markus Döring m.doering at mac.com
Tue Jul 12 15:12:59 CEST 2011

I also find TaxonInstance a good alternative to Individual and more precise even.

On Jul 12, 2011, at 10:08, Gregor Hagedorn wrote:

>> represent a single taxon.  I think that Individual is probably not a
>> good name due to confusion with the technical use of that term elsewhere.
> TaxonInstance seems to me to be perhaps most precise.
> Personally I have a problem merging individual with population, since
> population -> metapopulation -> subspecies form a continuum in my
> understanding. But I am quite willing to be pragmatical :-)
> Gregor
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