Book Cover

Title Systema naturae 250 : the Linnaean ark / edited by Andrew Polaszek
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2010]
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents The major historical trends of biodiversity studies / Edward O. Wilson Linnaeus : a passion for order / David Quammen -- Daniel Rolander : the invisible naturalist / James Dobreff -- Taxonomy and the survival of threatened animal species : a matter of life and death / Gordon McGregor Reid -- Engineering a Linnaean ark of knowledge for a deluge of species / Quentin D. Wheeler -- Historical name-bearing types in marine molluscs : an impediment to biodiversity studies? / Philippe Bouchet and Ellen E. Strong -- Flying after Linnaeus : diptera names since Systema naturae (1758) / Neal L. Evenhuis [and others] -- E-publish or perish? / Sandra Knapp and Debbie Wright -- Reviving descriptive taxonomy after 250 years : promising signs from a mega-journal in taxonomy / Zhi-Qiang Zhang -- Provisional nomenclature : the on-ramp to taxonomic names / David E. Schindel and Scott E. Miller -- Future taxonomy / David J. Patterson -- The encyclopedia of life : a new digital resource for taxonomy / James Hanken -- Future taxonomy today : new tools applied to accelerate the taxonomic process / Norman F. Johnson -- The all genera index : strategies for managing the big index of all scientific names / David Remsen -- Linnaeus, Sherborn, ZooBank / Andrew Polaszek and Ellinor Michel -- ZooBank : reviewing the first year and preparing for the next 250 / Richard L. Pyle and Ellinor Michel -- Celebrating 250 dynamic years of nomenclatural debates / Benoît Dayrat -- 250 years of Swedish taxonomy / Fredrik Ronquist
Summary The advent of relational data basing and data storage capacity, coupled with revolutionary advances in molecular sequencing technology and specimen imaging, have led to a taxonomic renaissance. This book maps the origins of this renaissance, beginning with Linnaeus
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778. Systema naturae.
Systema naturae (Linné, Carl von)
Animals -- Nomenclature.
Biology -- Classification.
NATURE -- Animals -- Wildlife.
SCIENCE -- Microscopes & Microscopy.
Genre/Form Classification.
Form Electronic book
Author Polaszek, Andrew.
ISBN 0429092911
Other Titles Systema naturae two hundredfifty