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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2008 Vol.9 No.10 P.842-846


Epitypification: should we epitypify?

Author(s):  Kevin D. HYDE, Ying ZHANG

Affiliation(s):  International Fungal Research and Development Centre, the Research Institute of Resource Insects, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Kunming 650224, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   kdhyde1@gmail.com

Key Words:  Colletotrichum, GenBank, Molecular phylogeny, Taxonomy, Typification

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Kevin D. HYDE, Ying ZHANG. Epitypification: should we epitypify?[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2008, 9(10): 842-846.

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Epitypification can solve many taxonomic problems and stabilize the understanding of species, genera, families or orders. The aim of this paper is to illustrate how to epitypify. A few examples where taxa have been epitypified are considered and the benefits and disadvantages of epitypification are discussed. We also outline some examples of taxa which need to be epitypified with reasons.

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