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Monday, February 11, 2008

WTF Zootaxa!

How are you going to be the "world's top journal of biodiversity discovery" if you present this news on your frontpage? Can you spot the error? Leave a comment!

9 comments:

  1. you know... echinoidea... those benthic, marine insects with distinct head, thorax, and abdomen...

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  2. I never knew sea cucumbers were insects.

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  3. Echinodermata? Insects? Even I know better!

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  4. How dare they lump the echinoderms with such pedestrian life forms!

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  5. You say Deuterostomia, they say Protostomia, let's call the whole thing off...

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  6. Taxonomically they're way different. But since they're both tasty, I don't really mind the lumping.

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  7. I'm glad it just wasn't my eyes fading with my old age lol.

    Dave, a phyologeny based on how closely related things taste? Sounds like a Nature paper to me!

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