The family-group names baed on Selys’ Légions
International Journal of Odonatology, Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 141-144, 1999
Published: 1 December 1999 (Received: 22 February 1999, Accepted: 21 March 1999)
It recently was suggested that family-group names derived from the names of Selys’ legions are not valid. I state why I believe this view is mistaken and I argue that, even if it were not, nomenclatural stability in Odonata can be better served by the preservation of these names than by their overturn.
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