Bob Corrigan

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Mycena aurantiomarginata (Fr.) Quél. 1872":

    @Hans-Martin Braun: Just saw your comment here, thanks for your feedback on this taxon as well. If you'd like credentials to be able to add these names on your own, let me know and I can walk you through the process.

    almost 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Tenellia adspersa (Nordmann, 1845)":

    @Hans-Martin Braun: Fixed - thanks for letting us know. On a related note, I'm thinking about ways to acknowledge and thank contributors to EOL at both an organizational and individual level, if I could test some ideas with you, let me know.

    almost 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on Bob Corrigan's newsfeed:

    @Peggy Eppig: Hi Peggy, thanks for leaving me the message. I've asked the head of our content group, Dr. Cyndy Parr, to open a dialog with you about becoming a curator. But I'd also like to learn more about your work - any chance we could set up a phone call some time in the new year?

    almost 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Newton Filho":

    Hello again Newton - the process of curation is very straightforward, I've gone ahead and made the changes to change the ID on the photo you commented on, and you can see the steps illustrated below. I'm hoping you will become an EOL curator - we need you! Cheers, bob

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on an older version of 004:

    @Newton Filho: Hi Newton, I've changed the association of the picture from D. marsupialis to D. virginiana as you've indicated. And you're right, it sure is a beauty.

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on an older version of 004:

    Identification provided by EOL User Newton Filho

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Distribution":

    @Hartwig Dell'mour: Hi Hartwig, I've looked at other sites and I've discovered "Husab Sand Lizard" as an other common name for this taxon, but without a description of why it was so named. Accordingly I've changed the English vernacular name for this taxon to Husab Lizard, while leaving the other vernacular name in the system as a reference.

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Osedax mucofloris Glover, Kallstrom, Smith and Dahlgren, 2005":

    That is the most awful name for a species that I've ever seen. Wow.

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on an older version of Aspidotis densa (Dense Lace Fern):

    @John Game: John, Adding an association to an image is easy - at least, we thought we designed it to be easy. Look up to the upper-right hand side of the object page, just to the right of the photo - you'll see "In the latest image" and to the right a link that reads "add association". Would you like to take it from there, or would you like me to do it for you and walk you through the process? Don't worry, you can't break anything.

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758)":

    @RAJASEKHAR KUPPA: I agree, Rajasekhar. And welcome to EOL!

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Insect Orders Memory Game":

    Lice. . .DONE!

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on an older version of File:Passionfruit flower07.jpg:

    That is astoundingly beautiful.

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Jim Navary":

    @Jim Navary: Welcome to EOL, Jim, and thanks for the kind words. We're looking forward to your feedback and (hopefully) contributions.

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Brief Summary":

    Please revise to conform to EOL conventions re: content suitable for brief summaries.

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Brief Summary":

    Sam, this is much to complex to be a brief summary, and it lacks a basic introduction to the taxon right up front. I'm going to hide it for now, please revise it into something more compact, and feel free to add the other content to additional text objects. Thanks for the work.

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Alternaria alternata":

    This article really should be broken into a number of separate articles, each with its own heading. The "brief summary" should be "brief" - starting with a description of what the taxon is: for example, the following para would be a great way for the reader to be introduced to it: Alternaria species is a hardy fungus and can live in extreme conditions. Alternaria alternata can pass the winter in the soil, seed, infected crop debris or perennial host tissue, such as bark, nodes, and scaly leaves as mycelia and or conidia. Some strains can produce survival structure, microsclerotia, to resistant the unfavorable condition.

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Azhar Amara":

    @Azhar Amara: Thanks Azhar! We're glad to have you here!

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Jamie McMillan":

    @Jamie McMillan: We know what ScratchPADS are: http://scratchpads.eu

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "RI insects":

    We've got a really good EOL Collection on pollinators - I saw you added Bombus, so you might find that interesting. Thanks!

    about 2 years ago

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    Bob Corrigan commented on "Common RI Mammals":

    We have a huge collection of squirrels here at the Smithsonian, and our North American Mammals page for the eastern grey squirrel is also pretty good - give it a look.

    about 2 years ago