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Posted by WW on October 17, 2002 at 12:12:45:

In Reply to: but do YOU use Elaphe allegheniensis??? posted by troy h on October 17, 2002 at 11:24:14:

... and one that I would have to think long and hard about if I had to make a decision. What is for sure is that I would not use any of the traditional ssp. names. This illustrates the problem with a situation where the traditional set-up has been comprehensively refuted, but the alternative is not as firmly grounded as one might like - what do we call the blasted things???

Taxonomy sucks ;-)

Cheers,

Wolfgang the Taxonomist


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