David Remsen

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    Roderic Page commented on "Homonyms on EOL":

    @Katja Schulz: OK, I missed that because there doesn't seem to be a page for the foram genus Ceratina (there is one for the foram species Ceratina trochamminoides).

    Interestingly the foram genus Ceratina appears in the WoRMS classification in EOL, but the current WoRMS classification uses the replacement name Zoyaella published in "Six new generic names in the Mycetozoida (Trichiidae) and Foraminiferida (Fischerinidae, Butiminidae, Caucasinidae, and Pleurostomellidae), and a redescription of Loxostomum (Loxostomidae, new family)" Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 75: 107--113 (1962) http://biostor.org/reference/82624. The name Zoyaella has its own page in EOL http://eol.org/pages/2953944 (mispelt as Zoiaella), so there's some internal inconsistency in EOL's version of the WoRMS classification (i.e., the foram genus Ceratina and species Ceratina trochamminoides shouldn't appear in the WoRMS classification in EOL, nor should the name Zoiaella).

    over 2 years ago • edited: over 2 years ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "Homonyms on EOL":

    @Roderic Page: Ceratina is also a genus in Foraminifera, see the hierarchy entry page here. This page mixes the bee with the foram.

    over 2 years ago • edited: over 2 years ago

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    Roderic Page commented on "Homonyms on EOL":

    @Katja Schulz: Not sure why Ceratina has been added as a homonym. http://eol.org/pages/15595 is the genus Ceratina, http://eol.org/pages/10888823 is the subgenus Ceratina (Ceratina). Cases like this will be quite common in those taxonomic groups where people use subgenera.

    over 2 years ago

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    Katja Schulz added an unknown manager to the community "Homonym Hunters".

    over 2 years ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "Homonym Hunters":

    @Stephen Thorpe: I have made you a manager, so you should now be able to post taxa to the collection. Let me know if you encounter any problems.

    over 2 years ago