[Taxacom] latin names with funny stories

Michael Schmitt michael.schmitt at uni-greifswald.de
Wed Oct 23 01:13:47 CDT 2013


Have a look at http://cache.ucr.edu/~heraty/yanega.html

Best
Michael


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Martin
Gesendet: Dienstag, 22. Oktober 2013 22:26
An: 'Luis POPA'; taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
Betreff: Re: [Taxacom] latin names with funny stories

"Curiosities of Biological Nomenclature" might have the kind of thing you're
looking for:

http://www.curioustaxonomy.net/

Martin

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Dear friends,
I'm interested in finding scientific names (in zoology) with funny stories
behind them. Can you point me to such cases?
Thank you very much.
Best,
luis

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