Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Linnaeus' Legacy #9: Classifying the Classifiers

The latest edition of Linnaeus' Legacy (binomial) is up at Biological Ramblings. This month's keywords: foraging niche; essential foundation; butterflies and moths; scorpions of Kenya; prejudices, errors, and difficulties; too much work; human bias; silly myth; Antarctosaurus; children's perceptions; all 130 of them; golden age of discovery; already extinct; beaked whales; things are getting wierd; you can never have enough nudibranchs; supermajors; baleen whales; urban island; broadbill; species richness in bacteria; no unique rank.

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