Bizarre/Interesting/Humorous binomials

Bohmfalk, John jbohmfalk at hastings.edu
Wed Jan 19 08:56:55 EST 2000


Monique and the group:

How about these:  
	http://www.best.com/~atta/taxonomy.html
	http://www.bishop.hawaii.org/bishop/HBS/BOGUS/menke.html
This is a link on the second page, but I couldn't get into it this morning:
	http://insects.ucr.edu/staff/yanega.html

Hope these are what you were looking for.

John


Dr. John Bohmfalk
Associate Professor of Biology
Hastings College
Hastings, NE  68901
jbohmfalk at hastings.edu
(402) 461-7470

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> From: 	Monique Reed
> Sent: 	Tuesday, January 18, 2000 5:50 PM
> To: 	plant-ed at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
> Subject: 	Bizarre/Interesting/Humorous binomials
> 
> In the Great Computer Crash of '99, I lost two bookmarks for pages
> that list odd, funny, unusual, or punny binomials for plants, animals,
> and microbes.  Does anyone on the list happen to have any they can
> post?  We're at the nomenclature stage of teaching grad and undergrad
> systematic botany, and it would liven things up to have some fun
> examples.
> 
> Thanks,
> Monique Reed
> Texas A&M
> 
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