[tdwg-content] Best practice for scientificNameAuthorship?

Markus Döring m.doering at mac.com
Wed Feb 25 12:49:46 CET 2015

Hi Andréa,
ideally you would only publish the infraspecific author in both the scientificName and scientificNameAuthorship which is also recommended by the codes as far as I am aware. 



On 25 Feb 2015, at 12:42, Andréa Matsunaga <ammatsun at ufl.edu> wrote:

> Dear experts.
>     What is the best practice for the DwC scientificNameAuthorship when 
> there is a specific epithet author as well as infraspecific epithet 
> author in a scientific name? Both names concatenated by some character? 
> Only the infraspecific epithet author?
>     Both pieces of information would go into DwC scientificname, but 
> I'm looking for how users would use scientificNameAuthorship and what is 
> useful to have there.
> Thank you,
> --am
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