What is taxonomy? – An overview with myriapodological examples
Taxonomy is presented in a very broad sense. It is suggested to abandon the concept ‘systematics’. Seven types of taxonomic activities and five types of taxonomists are defined. The seven types of activities are illustrated with examples drawn from the myriapodological literature. Several international/regional initiatives and projects related to taxonomy are mentioned.
systematics, millipede, centipede, Diplopoda, Chilopoda