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Professor Frank A. Bisby (1945–2011), Director Catalogue of Life and Species 2000
William David Lindsay Ride (1926–2011) – Commissioner 1963–2001, Chairman of the Editorial Committees for the 3rd and 4th Editions of the Code, President of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature in 1973–1977 & 1983–1989
The locality of the lectotype of Testudo dussumieri Gray, 1831
Frazier & Matyot (2010; BZN 68: 140–143) have attempted to sideline the putative lectotype of the Aldabra tortoise, the Leiden specimen collected by Dussumier, by arguing that it cannot be considered suitable as its provenance is uncertain on both historical and genotypic (DNA) grounds. In relation to the correct name for the species in question, there are two issues they have not considered.