[Taxacom] FW: new whale genus name is preoccupied

Doug Yanega dyanega at ucr.edu
Fri Jul 2 18:58:53 CDT 2010

>Yanega would make for a great generic name! Perhaps,  Yanega dougi    :)

There is already a similarly-named species of Australian wasp - 
Dougiola yanegai Gates 2008 (the genus Dougiola already existed, 
btw). I think that will be hard to top. ;-)


Doug Yanega        Dept. of Entomology         Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0314        skype: dyanega
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