Odd eponyms

Jerry Bricker lcjbrick at ANTELOPE.WCC.EDU
Fri Mar 22 16:29:35 CST 1996

On Fri, 22 Mar 1996, Lammers wrote:

> After reading Doug Yanega's list of odd eponyms in zoology, I regret that
> I have fought the urge for so long to name the next new species of Lobelia,
> "Lobelia sackville-bagginsae" (with apologies to Tolkien).

As a fan of Tokien I can only say is please do so!  Those darn Trekkies
need a good run for their money.  Down with the Federation, long life and
prosperity to the Hobbits.

Jerald S. Bricker
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