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The remark that these statements are put forward in outline only and Aristotle's emphasis on whether or not each of the kinds has a single and commonly used name suggest that the discussion of greatest kinds in History of Animals I 6 is merely intended to identify those kinds of animals that are commonly recognized.
Due to the fact that each of the kinds is identified according to the similarity of their parts, it should be no surprise to find that these kinds are not cut across when Aristotle considers the reproductive parts.
On the face of it, however, not all of the kinds Aristotle identifies are strictly morphological.
The qualification "most" reflects the fact that on rare occasions a term for a natural kind may be introduced on the basis of theoretical considerations even though no instances of the kind have been encountered.
A Red Delicious can be an instance of the kind Red Delicious and it can also be an instance of the kind apple.
In naming, the namers usually do not specify features of the kind in great detail as the criteria of the kind they name.
When the Chinese decided that xiang also referred to the African elephant, it was not the case that the reference of the kind term changed from a narrower taxonomic kind to a broader one.