[Taxacom] Australian's oldest scientist to celebrate 100th Birthday - seeking information on species named after him
stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Sun Dec 13 18:10:30 CST 2015
"Max Day" seems somehow like an appropriate name for the guy!
Anyway, another one is:
Anagonia dayi Colless 2012 (Diptera) [See p. 197 in http://australianmuseum.net.au/uploads/journals/27016/1590_complete.pdf , 'The species is named for my colleague Max Day ...']
On Mon, 14/12/15, Nicole.Fisher at csiro.au <Nicole.Fisher at csiro.au> wrote:
Subject: [Taxacom] Australian's oldest scientist to celebrate 100th Birthday - seeking information on species named after him
To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
Received: Monday, 14 December, 2015, 12:51 PM
On December 21 this year, Dr Max Day, will have his
birthday, and turn 100 years old. This will make him
Australia's oldest scientist.
To celebrate Max's 100th birthday, a book is being
We need your help please to identify species that are named
after Max Day to be included in the book.
Currently, we know of one genus and 4 species -
Inghamia dayi Evans, 1966, a leafhopper (Family
Chidaea dayi Emeljanov, 2000, a planthopper (Family
Daymfus Özdikmen & Demir, 2010, a horned treehopper
Ogmograptis maxdayi Horak, 2012, a scribbly moth (Family
Xanthoparmelia dayiana Elix & J.Johnst, a lichen
Are you aware of any more?
Please contact Max Day's son Jon at jon.day at my.jcu.edu.au<mailto:jon.day at my.jcu.edu.au>
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