NANFA-- stramineus/ludibundus

Dave Neely (
Tue, 21 Oct 2003 18:47:27 -0500


>You referred to sand shiners as Notropis ludibundus. I've noticed more
>references to them as N. stramineus lately. I've heard that the name is
>under review, and was curious as to your preference.

Oops, slip of the pen; now that you mention it I vaguely remember hearing
that the ICZN had ruled to conserve the name "stramineus." As for me,
there's no preference, it's just a name.

Hope all's well in 'Bama...


David A. Neely
Dept. of Biology, St. Louis University
St. Louis, MO 63103 USA

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