Butterfly Names

Cris Guppy & Aud Fischer cguppy at quesnelbc.com
Sat Apr 1 01:16:52 EST 2000

Why should there be a "standard list"? NABA has a reason for THEIR purposes
"communication with the general public", and although I disagree with the
approach I agree with the purpose. I have no idea why the Lep. Soc.
executive has declined to establish a scientific names committee, but I
agree with the decision because I do not see how it would assist the Lep.
Society achieve its mandate.

-----Original Message-----
From: Kondla, Norbert FOR:EX <Norbert.Kondla at gems3.gov.bc.ca>
To: 'Felix.Sperling at ualberta.ca' <Felix.Sperling at ualberta.ca>
Cc: 'lepsl' <leps-l at lists.yale.edu>
Date: March 31, 2000 3:24 PM
Subject: Re: Butterfly Names

>Agreed. Only people continuing the dialogue and working together will
>improve the situation over time. There is no quick fix nor black box
>algorithm that will give us "the answer"-- I think Moses has retired and
>away his tablets :-) .  Nothing wrong with some vigorous debate to start
>building consensus -- it is unavoidable anyway.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Felix Sperling [mailto:Felix.Sperling at ualberta.ca]
>Sent: Friday, March 31, 2000 3:15 PM
>To: LEPS-L at lists.yale.edu
>Subject: Fwd: Re: Butterfly Names
> I think that is an excellent recommendation and I agree
> Felix Sperling
>>My recommended solution. Stop arguing about committees and start working
>>together for the future. Disband both committees and ask the
>>Society to form by appointment (or vote) a joint Scientific Names
>>Committee with
>>a membership agreeable to both organizations.
>>What do you think???
>>Don Lafontaine, Curator
>>Canadian National Collection
>>Lepidoptera Section

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