Talk:Anser

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A. caerulescens and A. canagica show up here and in the Chen genus.

I don't know that there is any kind of consensus that one placement is more correct than the other. Probably putting them in both is problematic.

This seems like a general difficulty for wikispecies when it come to dealing with disputed placements. I wonder if the software should be updated so that alternative placements when they have significant support could be designated as such and also included in the listings.

In some ways it seems like Wikipedia deals with this better because many of the articles contain some information about taxonomic disputes for the placement of a particular species.

It isn't all that satisfactory, but in the case of a taxonomic dispute, the idea is to put the disputed template on the page, choose one version, and explain on the talk page that another version is also plausible

Stho002 02:21, 10 February 2009 (UTC)