Name tricks

Michael Ivie ueymi at GEMINI.OSCS.MONTANA.EDU
Fri Nov 8 12:23:31 CST 1996


Ok, one more:

In 1959 Islas named the Genus Cartwrightia (a scarab beetle) in honor of
Oscar Cartwright

In 1967 Oscar Cartwright named a species in this genus for his brother

Thus, we have Cartwrightia cartwrighti Cartwright!

My apologies to the serious scientists distracted by this

Mike Ivie




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