Myrmecos has published a proposed formula for determining the stupidity of a taxonomy fail.
Posts Tagged: taxonomy
MSNBC make a truly stupid mistake.
The BBC have an article in which Dr Andrew Ross of the Natural History Museum refers to a harvestman a both a spider and an insect. It is neither.
Carl Zimmer mentioned in passing that a quarter of all mammal species are bat species, which astounded me. I did know that echinoderms were not insects though.