[Taxacom] Google, Wikipedia, and Fungi

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Sep 2 18:03:26 CDT 2009

In message <4A9E669A.6090308 at netspeed.com.au>, Mike Dallwitz 
<m.j.dallwitz at netspeed.com.au> writes

>> As a quick test of whether Wikipedia would not do so well for a
>> less "charismatic" group of taxa I looked at the search rank for
>> the 1500 species of Fungi
>Fungi are quite charismatic. Try something like nematodes.

I know at least one taxonomist who will argue that nematodes are 
charismatic (though he might find it difficult to then explain why he 
named one parasitic species after his ex wife...)

Andy Mabbett

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