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Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Strangest Dinosaur Names And Other Curiosities of Biological Nomenclature

Strangest Dinosaur Names And Other Curiosities of Biological Nomenclature

Strangest Dinosaur Names by Alex, Neatorama.
http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/19/the-worlds-strangest-dinosaur-names/

Curiosities of Biological Nomenclature by Mark Isaak
http://www.curioustaxonomy.net/etym/people.html

What Goes Into Naming A New Species? A Lot
by Robert Krulwich, NPR, September 23, 2008
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=94886658

Fishing Column: Fish biologists honor 5 political
figures by Martin Armstrong, Stamford Advocate
November 30, 2012
http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/sports/article/Fishing-Column-Fish-biologists-honor-5-political-4082394.php

The paper that named a trilobite after Sid Vicious is:

Adrain, J. M. and G. D. Edgecombe, 1997,
Silurian (Wenlock) calymenid trilobites from the Cape
Phillips Formation, central Canadian Arctic. Journal
of Paleontology. vol. 71, no. 4, pp. 657-682.
http://jpaleontol.geoscienceworld.org/content/71/4/657

PDF file of the above paper at:
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/resources-rx/files/adrain--edgecombe-1997-calymenids-94138.pdf
and http://paleo.iowa.uiowa.edu/Adrainlab/pubs/pubs.html

Arcticalymene
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcticalymene

Best wishes,

Paul H.