Protozoa, protista, protoctista: What's in a name?

@article{Rothschild1989ProtozoaPP,
  title={Protozoa, protista, protoctista: What's in a name?},
  author={L. Rothschild},
  journal={Journal of the History of Biology},
  year={1989},
  volume={22},
  pages={277-305}
}
  • L. Rothschild
  • Published 1989
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of the History of Biology
A rose may still smell like a rose, but Juliet missed the point. The utility of taxonomic nomenclature lies in the wealth of biological information that it conveys. This biological information is based on relatedness, and in the post-Darwinian era "relatedness" is usually meant in the genealogical sense. However, the fascination with nomenclature goes beyond this, for nomenclature is tempered by a curious amalgamation of pragmatism, priority, prejudice, sociology, and occasionally even humor… Expand
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