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Rhinocerotidae Gray 1821 or Owen 1845
Karibu

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Posted: Jul 26 2012, 03:26 PM
Dear experts, is their an answer, why their are two first discribers for rhinocertidae and which one is to prefer? And is their an article about this problem for citation? Thank you very much and sincerly

Thomas
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Kees

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Posted: Jul 27 2012, 08:52 AM
There are not two first describers of the name for the family of rhinoceroses. Gray (1821) used the spelling Rhynocerotidae. Owen (1845) then was the first to use the alternative spelling of Rhinocerotidae, which we use today. Both references are on the site and you can check what they wrote.

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Kees Rookmaaker
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Posted: Jul 27 2012, 09:09 AM
Thank you very much for this very fine detail. Sincerly

Thomas
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