Talk:Homo platyops

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I'm shure that the proposal (as they wrote) of Camilo J. Cela-Conde and Francisco J. Ayala is not an accepted name, so Homo platyops should not be the "offical" name in Wikispecies, but the name of the first description of the fossil as given by M. Leakey. --Gerbil 14:52, 5 January 2009 (UTC)

That's taxonomy - we cannot reject published taxonomic opinions without good taxonomic reasons, so we must follow Cela-Conde and Ayala until such time as a more recent taxonomic publication clearly argues against it. -- Stho002 20:31, 5 January 2009 (UTC)