Pyle on Leps-talk

Ron Gatrelle gatrelle at
Mon Aug 12 00:40:40 EDT 2002

I haven't had much of a chance to get into Pyle's Cascadia book.  But here
are some initial comments. I like the basic perspective of geo-regional
coverage rather than a "state" book.  This is reflected in his section on
biogeography.  The section on "why names change" is something I hope all
amateurs who buy this will soon read.  Because of the continued
reverberations that my revision of *Chlosyne ismeria* has and is producing
I in particular am noting his d) subsection on: Historic Adjustments.

The nomenclatorial arrangements are interesting as to what he lumps and
what he splits.  Looking at the Swallowtails, ....

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