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    Cyndy Parr marked the classification from "BioLib.cz Import" as preferred for "Tindariopsis".

    over 1 year ago

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    Cyndy Parr marked the classification from "Nomenclator Zoologicus" as preferred for "Tindariopsis".

    over 1 year ago

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    Cyndy Parr marked the classification from "NCBI Taxonomy" as preferred for "Tindariopsis".

    over 1 year ago

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "Tindariopsis":

    @Roderic Page: We have ways to manually fix these once we find them. But some of us are anxious to avoid making such mistakes in the first place.

    over 1 year ago

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    Roderic Page commented on "Tindariopsis":

    The fail is strong with this one.

    Why is a butterfly picture shown for a mollusc genus?

    As far as I can work out, what has happened here is the following:

    1. EOL has followed ITIS in regarding Tindariopsis as a synonym of Saturnia

    2.However, Saturnia Seguenza 1877 (the mollusc genus) is a homonym of the butterfly genus Saturnia Schrank 1802

    3. The EOL mapping hasn't realised that there are two genera with the name "Saturnia" and has picked the butterfly

    4. Hence this mollusc has ended up embedded in the butterflies

    Other classifications, such as WORMS accept Tindariopsis as valid. Taxonomy, eh, gotta love it.

    over 1 year ago • edited: over 1 year ago

  • Profile picture of Wenvir Leyson who took this action.

    Wenvir Leyson added an association between "Pseudocyphellaria intricata" and "Peltigerales".

    over 1 year ago

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    Wenvir Leyson commented on "Pseudocyphellaria intricata":

    Threats & Conservation Status The Welsh population of this lichen is Critically Endangered being confined to two mature ash trees and consisting of fewer than 20 individual thalli. Whilst producing a number of vegetative propagules they are small in number compared to the number of spores a regularly fertile lichen could produce (this species has never been found fertile in Europe). The wood is owned and managed by the National Trust, Scheduled as an SSSI and there is a good continuity of mature ash trees in the vicinity though there are very few trees as large as the two it has been located on. Acid rain has probably rendered the bark chemistry of many trees in this wood too acidic for this species. Basic rock outcrops occur close by and could have been a refugium for this lichen if the wood was ever clear felled in the past. The outcrops may currently be too shaded for this species. It is note worthy that the trees supporting this species are at the edge of large glades and the lichen occurs only on the best-lit sides. Grazing pressure by goats and possibly sheep is currently so high as to suppress all woody regeneration. On the positive side ivy, holly and rhododendron pose no threat. The trees are very large and large canopies may lead to a high risk of wind throw. Tree surgery to lighten the canopies may be desirable. Due to the extensive population in Scotland the British national conservation status is considered to be Near Threatened. It is a BAP species and is listed on Schedule 42 of the NERC Act in Wales. British populations are considered to be of International Importance. References Leighton, W.A. (1879).The Lichen Flora of Great Britain, Ireland and the Channel Isles. Privately printed Shrewsbury.> Pentecost, A (1987). The lichen flora of Gwynedd. Lichenologist 19:1-166. Rose, F. & Coppins, B.J. (1998). Species account 1196/1998 in Lichen Atlas of the British Isles. (ed. M.R.D. Seaward) British Lichen Society, London.

    over 1 year ago

  • Profile picture of Wenvir Leyson who took this action.

    Wenvir Leyson added an association between "Parmelinella wallichiana" and "Parmeliaceae".

    over 1 year ago

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    C. Michael Hogan removed a common name in an unknown language from "Chrysotoxum bicinctum (Linnaeus, 1758 )".

    over 1 year ago

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