[Taxacom] Is there a taxon named after Wikipedia?

Tony Rees tonyrees49 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 19:13:30 CDT 2015


Thanks, Rich! (our local man on the ground in the home of Hawaiian
cricket[s])...

On 21 October 2015 at 10:56, Richard Pyle <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org> wrote:

> > you will find only Trigonidium wiki
> > <http://www.organismnames.com/details.htm?lsid=984033> Otte, 1994
> > which is a cricket from Hawaii - I guess it pre-dates the product in
> question,
> > though.
>
> Minor tidbit here:  though the cricket may pre-date the website, they both
> share common etymology.  That is, assuming the cricket was named after the
> Hawaiian word "wiki", which means "quick" -- which is the original basis of
> the word "wiki" as it is used in Wikipedia.
>
> Aloha,
> Rich
>
>



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