funny biological names - got any?

Robert C. Colgrove robin at
Thu Dec 23 09:11:52 EST 1993

maybe I just dreamed this
but I recall a Nature News and Views from the late 80's
describing a newly identified unusual protozoan
where blurb said:
A formal name has not been decided upon but for now the 
discoverers are calling it "Eric"
(Monty Python lives!)

More information about the Bioforum mailing list