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    Riccordia ricordii (Gervais, 1835)

    I have some major issues with the G.H.C. Bulletin 127 article. They did not flee the revolution they had been in the Caribbean for generations. Yes, the doctors lied about their birthplace but not because of anything dodgy - because of racism from the establishment of the US and France. Jean...
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    Riccordia ricordii (Gervais, 1835)

    This article gives a medical biography indicating a birth in Baltimore in 1798. This article states the brother Jean Baptiste was also a naturalist and died in the West Indies in 1837 (not 1827 as stated). Whilst the OD is unequivocal for the honoree of Riccordia ricordii I am unsure about...