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Re: Genus Abbreviations
Ah, thanks. Finding that saves rather a lot of time! It'd be nice to
have a shorter version on the aka page perhaps. I could just go through
that list and compile it since I'm probably the only one who feels like
it'll be nice to have!
> Hi All,
> The Mar/April JAKA contains the list of names from
>KMI 4 with the abbreviations listed. The same list is on the Arizona web
>site I think. This was intended to help alleviate the confusion. In
>writing their are simply rules concerning always completely typing the
>genus every time it changes and then use the first letter of the genus
>until the genus under discussions changed.
> Regarding the spelling, I downloaded the KMI list from he
>web site, edited to remove everything but the genera and species and then
>used spell check to add it to the dictionary. It didn't take long.
>At 08:19 AM 1/27/01 -0600, you wrote:
>><No, I was thinking about the list of abbreviations at the aka site for
>><genera, like Fp. for fundulopanchax, N. for nothos, Cyno. for
>><Cynolebias,etc. Mostly there are some new genera like <Chromaphyosemion,
>>Scriptaphyosemion, Nematolebias, Simpsonichthys, etc,
>>Oh, that list. It already exists for the "Old" genera in the front of
>>"Killifish Master Index"(KMI) third edition. I presume that the forth
>>coming edition of KMI will continue this format with the new genera. Much
>>of the KMI uses abbreviations so it would almost have to.
>>Just trying to same you some time.
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