The history of science and nomenclature debates: Case 3463 and the Aldabra tortoise

Roos, Anna Marie (2013) The history of science and nomenclature debates: Case 3463 and the Aldabra tortoise. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 70 (1). pp. 3-8. ISSN 0007-5167

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Abstract

A summary of my comments concerning Case 3463 and the naming of the Aldabra Tortoise. In particular, I examine the use of historical sources in disputes of nomenclature.

Keywords:Aldabra Tortoise, natural history, nomenclature, Jean-Jacques Dussumier, material culture
Subjects:C Biological Sciences > C990 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V380 History of Science
Divisions:College of Arts > School of History & Heritage > School of History & Heritage (History)
ID Code:8178
Deposited On:22 Mar 2013 12:46

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