Google for Internet Database of all life ...

Frederick W. Schueler bckcdb at ISTAR.CA
Tue Mar 21 16:33:36 CST 2006

Karl Magnacca wrote:
> On 21 Mar 2006 at 5:59, Faunaplan at AOL.COM wrote:
> > Did you notice that Google already has something like a "names server"?

> Actually, that's just their error correcting suggestion, which
> frequently comes up on any search when one of the words is rarely used
> compared to a slightly different one.

* and you can sometimes get fairly humorous results, because it treats
the genus and species as two separate words (if you don't have your
search in quotes), so you can be urged to consider totally novel
combinations -- "No, I did not mean Lampsilis cardiac!" Fortunately
google search results don't count as publications.

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