Michаel Frаnkis

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    Thomas Horn commented on "Taxon Clean-Up To Do List":

    @Katja Schulz: Thanks

    16 days ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "Taxon Clean-Up To Do List":

    @Thomas Horn: You should be a manager now.

    16 days ago

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    Thomas Horn commented on "Taxon Clean-Up To Do List":

    Please make me a manager of the collection, so I can add taxon pages that need to be split, merged or deleted. Thanks

    17 days ago

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    Thomas Horn commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Katja Schulz: Thanks for the update.

    17 days ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @José R Ferrer-Paris: Sorry, I missed your reply. Adding species to Wikipedia will work to get them added to EOL. The only problem right now is that Wikipedia imports are on hold. When they start up again, hopefully soon, your species should become available on EOL.

    17 days ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Thomas Horn: The Wikipedia import is on hold at the moment. I'm not sure when it will resume. We are working on a new way of harvesting Wikipedia that will cover all languages and will result in better taxon coverage. So far we've only harvested the English version, and we are only harvesting family level and below. The work list is not currently filtered by language. There will be better language filters in the new version of EOL that's currently under development.

    17 days ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Thomas Horn: Hi Thomas, a member of the staff will reply to your question - we've got folks on the road right now so there's a bit of a delay. Thanks.

    20 days ago

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    Thomas Horn commented on "EOL Curators":

    How can I make sure, that Wikipedia articles are found by EOL and subsequently are available in the curator working list? I input German common names of taxa but Wikipedia articles seem not to be recognized (after two weeks). Furthermore the working list does not appear to be filtered by language since English Wikipedia articles are in the "German" list. Thanks!

    22 days ago

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    José R Ferrer-Paris commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Katja Schulz: The problem is that some endemic andean butterflies do not show in any of the taxonomies of EOL (for example Diaphanos huberi, Steromapedaliodes sanchezi, and the new species of Redonda). I already have wikipedia entries for some species, for example for Redonda chiquinquirana there are entries in the english (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redonda_chiquinquirana) and spanish wikipedia (https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redonda_chiquinquirana) and on wikispecies (https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Redonda_chiquinquirana). Will they get automatically included when the wikipedia content gets harvested again?

    about 1 month ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @José R Ferrer-Paris: The best way to add a new species to EOL is to upload content for them. Usually, uploading an image to Flickr or adding a Wikipedia articles about the species will do the trick. However, at the moment, the updating of large resources like Flickr and Wikipedia is on hiatus due to some much needed rebuilding of our harvesting code. So it would take a while for the species to get to EOL that way. If you could produce a small resource about the species based on your paper, we could use that to add the species quickly. Do you have images or text that you could upload to EOL for each of the species you want to add to the taxonomy?

    about 1 month ago

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    José R Ferrer-Paris commented on "EOL Curators":

    What is the best way to add a new species to EOL? last year we published descriptions of several butterfly species in the genus Redonda (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae), how can I add information about them if they do not appear in the EOL taxonomies?

    about 1 month ago

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    Cynthia Cheney commented on "Description":

    @Tracy Barbaro: "Fruits: Dry, elongated fruits (capsules) 1.25 to 3.75 in (3 to 9 cm) long, which split crosswise from the disk at the base to release the feathery seeds. " But the seeds are not at all feathery; the dry fruits or seedpods spring open, being touched or simply ready, with a twist, shooting tiny hard black seeds everywhere. And there is nothing to justify the "split crosswise from the disk at the base ". How can information about such a common plant be wrong here??

    3 months ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Distribution":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: Ahh... Yes, these regionally specific range descriptions vary in their usefulness. If they include a significant chunk of the total range, they can be helpful. This one is misleading out of context.

    4 months ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "File:Moose 983 LAB.jpg":

    No beavers or obvious beaver signs visible in image.

    4 months ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "Image of Plumeria":

    Plumeria rubra?

    4 months ago

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    caoquocdung commented on "Panthera tigris (Linnaeus, 1758)":

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    caoquocdung commented on "Loxodonta africana (Blumenbach, 1797)":

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    caoquocdung commented on "Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)":

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    caoquocdung commented on "Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris (Linnaeus, 1766)":

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    caoquocdung commented on "Animalia":

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