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Moths as pollinators. Or not

An article here:


Reports on work showing that moths play a more significant role as pollinators than was realised.
Except that several two of the three “moths” pictured and named are butterflies. And this was penned by a writer who, according to his biography, was “first international winner of the BBVA Biophilia Award, also former Science Journalism Fellow at MIT.”

They seem to have modified the article.

The writer is not necessarily responsible for the illustrations.

Taraxacum… our time has come.
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Not recent, but news to me, this Smithsonian article tells of Taxonomy mavericks and vandals; https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/the-big-ugly-problem-heart-of-taxonomy-180964629/
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I learned a new word too, Maven.

Fascinating, as usual. I can see why entymology is fun.