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Discussion in 'Taxonomy' started by troy, Apr 29, 2016.
Wossner black wings, johanna burkhardt
Wtf are you talking about?
Are these the same?
Technically no, depending on who you speak too
Wossner black wings is roth x anitum, RHS recognise this as a species for registration
Johanna burkhardt is roth x adductum
Unfortunatly the problem is many don't recognize anitum as a seperate species but rather as a variety of adductum.
The AOS refused to accept anything with anitum in it (as anitum is not listed by CITES) for judging so most people used roth x adductum var anitum = johanna burkhardt for showing. This created the mess these two are now in.
Ok, because there is also paul parks, sandy x adductum v. Anitum and yang ji hawk sandy x adductum var anitum
Paul parks is sanderianum x adductum not car anitum but due to AOS BS a lot of people hid yang ji hawk as PP same as johanna burkhardt
yep, a mess.
You have a similar situation with the cross Chou-Yi Anigode ( godefroyae x adductum) and Hung Sheng Tango (leucochilum x adductum). The Hung Sheng Tango I've seen for sale were made with the anitum. But, RHS puts them as synonyms...
I'm not even sure if either cross were ever made with a "plain" adductum.
We don't have any anitum here!! :ninja:
I think one set of the name is older before they used anitum as a parent in the basically the same cross, although of course the color might come out better with anitum.
I like the name Woessner Black Wing a lot, by the way, especially when Woessner is pronounced correctly in German!
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