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Douglas Yanega joins the ICZN

Sunday, July 19th, 2009 | Nomenclature, Personalities | 3 Comments

waspsThe latest issue of Nature magazine contains a short Q&A session with fellow Cornellian, heh, Douglas Yanega, insect taxonomist at the University of California, Riverside. The occasion is his newly appointment as commissioner for the prestigious International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN), the institution who runs the show on all things related to scientific names for animals.

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