Re: NANFA-- fishes native to W WA

Dave Neely (
Tue, 24 Aug 1999 16:42:59 CDT


>What is the significance of the word "complex" in the scientific >name? (An
>undescribed species, most closely related to the species >listed?)

No. The use of 'Genus' sp cf 'species A' indicates an undescribed species
which has been previously called species A. A close phylogenetic
relationship with species A is not implied. My use of the term complex
indicates that there is evidence that what is currently considered a species
is actually >2 taxa.

Sorry to confuse you.


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