Latest PhyloCode Stories
On Friday, scientists will join together at Yale University for a forum that could overturn the three century old method for naming newly discovered nature. Adventurous scientists who capture previously unknown fish, birds and other creatures, and others who work with fossils and microorganisms, say that they have an increasing problem in assigning accurate names to their subjects. Evolutionary biologists, naturalists and other thinkers from Yale and the Smithsonian Institution in...
By Adl, Sina M Leander, Brian S; Simpson, Alastair G B; Archibald, John M; Et al The new classification of protists from the International Society of Protistologists (Adi et al., 2005) could not apply both the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature and the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature because the two are incompatible. The classification designated one name for each clade where multiple names from different codes had previously existed, traced authorities, and provided...
- Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
- Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
- Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
- A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.