Katerina Tvardikova

Tropical bird enthusiast

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Cyndy Parr: Unfortunately, I cannot merge anything here. Colobus hemipterus Audinet-Serville, 1834 was a name for a cerambycid not a curculionid. I don't know where Colobus hemipterus Laporte, 1840 comes from. This is another bogus hierarchy derived from the infamous weevil catalogue that has been causing so many problems. Looks like Cyndy has put in the search data, so people searching for Colobus will be directed to the monkey page now.

    10 months ago

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: I think we've talked about this and it isn't easy. Meanwhile, if you send us a list of problems you encounter we can try the work around.

    10 months ago

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Cyndy Parr: Re "we also have an admin tool that forces a search result to the best page even if the algorithms don't"
    At the monemt, invalid names frequently get listed higher than accepted names, which is misleading.
    Would it be possible to change the search results so that (a) accepted names are listed first above non-accepted names, and (b) within accepted names, genus names are listed above species names (so that in e.g. a search for "Abies", species in the genus Abies come higher than Picea abies).

    10 months ago

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Yan Wong: We can get Katja to merge the misspelling onto the right page. But we also have an admin tool that forces a search result to the best page even if the algorithms don't. We'll do both. Thanks for the catch.

    10 months ago

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    Yan Wong commented on "EOL Curators":

    I suspect that this http://eol.org/pages/73565/overview is a spelling mistake - it's the first hit for a search for Colobus monkeys. How do go about hiding things like this?

    10 months ago

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Yan Wong: I agree that "cetaceans" isn't aimed at a general enough audience. You can set your preference here: http://eol.org/pages/7649/names/common_names There are a couple of good existing options to choose from.

    10 months ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Yan Wong: We don't have a policy on the choice of common names, and it will be difficult to develop objective criteria for something that's so subjective in many cases. So it's up to individual curators to make these decisions. Don't hesitate to change the preferred name if you think you can do better. If the curator who made the original decision feels strongly about their choice, they can always come back and revert. We've got quite a few people here who care about common names, and they are pretty important for making our content more accessible. So if anybody can think of criteria that should be included in the curation standards, please let us know.

    10 months ago

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Yan Wong: One could equally argue for 'Whales, dolphins and porpoises' (since porpoises are in Cetacea, and not usually called dolphins) - there may be others, where would one end? But agreed, it's a tricky one to decide.

    10 months ago

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    петя спасова commented on "EOL Curators":

    wow i hav seen much of this yan thanks for pointing.,

    10 months ago