[Taxacom] First lepidopterists?

John Grehan calabar.john at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 16:22:31 CDT 2020


Video link below. In these dark pandemic days, a lighthearted look at the
evolution of entomological taxonomy. They could be representative of  the
first lepidopterists (considering that said subject is a caterpillar) if
not the first entomologists. Note that they use what is probably one of the
earliest scientific methods - if unsure about something then poke at it.
This was probably followed in evolution by the development of the stick
(once a few hands or fingers were bitten off or otherwise singed by the
test subject :)

John Grehan

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3DzdG9tOi-B0Q&ved=2ahUKEwi1t7ikyajrAhWxSjABHZWbDJQ4FBCjtAEwBHoECAAQAQ&usg=AOvVaw3iUa4OvC2Qi3kQ9Dt8n4vk


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