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Geekdom extends to taxonomists

Grey Havens

Dec 10 2013, 7:55pm

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Check out this article: wasps named after Hobbits (and Tolkiken himself). I love it!

Hypothetical conversation:

"So do you think the wasp that just stung me is Shireplitis samwisei or S. bilboi?"

"Oh, that's gotta be S. bilboi -- S. samwisei doesn't have a Sting!"


Subject User Time
Geekdom extends to taxonomists Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Dec 10 2013, 7:55pm
    Awesome! // Arwen's daughter Send a private message to Arwen's daughter Dec 10 2013, 8:58pm
    Couldn't be more appropriate Avandel Send a private message to Avandel Dec 10 2013, 9:42pm
    *geeky hand clapping* That's awesome!! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Dec 11 2013, 10:27am
    *facepalm* there goes my brain playing tricks on me again Eruvandi Send a private message to Eruvandi Dec 11 2013, 3:01pm
        I did that too Kim Send a private message to Kim Dec 11 2013, 5:53pm
            Ha! I read it as 'taxidermist', too! Werde Spinner Send a private message to Werde Spinner Dec 13 2013, 11:54pm
    No matter what they are named Oiotári Send a private message to Oiotári Dec 12 2013, 4:51am


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