New West African Cichild Genus Described

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New West African Cichild Genus Described

Post by Mark Smith » Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:55 pm

Wallaceochromis for the "Pelvicachromis humilis" group.

http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/vie ... a.4144.1.8

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Re: New West African Cichild Genus Described

Post by Juan Artigas » Tue Jul 26, 2016 12:05 am

Thanks Mark
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Re: New West African Cichild Genus Described

Post by Philippe Burnel » Tue Jul 26, 2016 12:47 am

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Re: New West African Cichild Genus Described

Post by Mark Smith » Tue Jul 26, 2016 9:44 am

Sure thing. I would love to get a hold of this paper if anyone has it.

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Re: New West African Cichild Genus Described

Post by Mark Smith » Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:05 am

I'm not exactly a master at word pronunciation, but does anyone know how to correctly pronounce this new genus name? Is the "e" silent, or is it pronounced?

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Re: New West African Cichild Genus Described

Post by Juan Artigas » Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:41 am

The genus is named after Alfred Russel Wallace, so I believe it has to be pronounced as the name would, that means without the e.
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Re: New West African Cichild Genus Described

Post by Mark Smith » Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:45 pm

I hope so, Juan. Otherwise, Wallace's name gets almost completely obliterated by the gymnastic pronunciation efforts while attempting to verbally utter all vowels when a word is latinized.

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