Leo Shapiro

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Comments:

    The article neglects to mention that the reason Puccinia graminis was such a concern is that it caused epidemics of wheat rust and was thus a significant threat to agriculture.

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Text:

    I'm hiding this to allow a more useful article to display on Overview page

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Text:

    I am hiding this to allow the far more useful Flora of North America entry display on the Overview page

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on "Distribution":

    Why is the listed distribution just 3 islands when the actual (and mapped) distribution is so much broader?

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Text:

    not useful

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Text:

    Not useful

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Text:

    Actually parasitic on mycorrhizal fungi, not trees directly, and not only associated with pines

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Text:

    This 1-word summary is a bit too brief even for a Brief Summary.

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on "Image of an unknown taxon":

    Zalophus from the Galapagos are now generally recognized as a distinct species, Zalophus wollebaeki

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Distribution:

    Misleading because it implies that Taxus is limited to Honduras.

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Distribution:

    Misleading implication that the distribution of Thuja is limited to Honduras.

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Text:

    Inadequate content

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Text:

    Inadequate content

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Distribution:

    Also, link seems to be for a Porifera database--not obvious that it has anything to do with E coli...

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on "Characteristics":

    "Article" contains no words!

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on "Characteristics":

    This article has no content!

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of File:Cyanocitta-cristata-004.jpg:

    "Linnaeus, 1758" is not a taxon name!

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on "Mithraculus sculptus (Lamarck, 1818)":

    Right now, the simplest way for you to do this is via the EOL Group on Flickr. Properly tagged images here will be automatically harvested to EOL: http://www.flickr.com/groups/encyclopedia_of_life/

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Text:

    Just to clarify: this is not misleading because of anything on NatureServe's end, but because EOL is not mapping different populations to their own pages, which seems like a reasonable policy in general.

    over 2 years ago

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    Leo Shapiro commented on an older version of Distribution:

    Note that this refers to a particular population of this species

    over 2 years ago