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August 2019 Tree of Life Newsletter

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August 2019—Issue 005


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Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

Letter-winged kite by Casliber
Megabat by Enwebb
Rock parrot by Casliber
Adelophthalmidae by Super Dromaeosaurus
Giant golden-crowned flying fox by Enwebb, reviewed by Starsandwhales
Myxomatosis by Rabbit Vet, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Tylopterella by Super Dromaeosaurus, reviewed by Starsandwhales and Enwebb
Kosmoceratops by FunkMonk, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Slender glass lizard by SL93, reviewed by Casliber
Guano by Enwebb, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Dvulikiaspis by Super Dromaeosaurus, reviewed by Casliber
Rock parrot by Casliber, reviewed by The Rambling Man
Leptospirosis by Cerevisae, reviewed by Ajpolino
Hepatitis E by Ozzie10aaaa, reviewed by Casliber
Cardabiodon by Macrophyseter, reviewed by FunkMonk
Clostridium tetani by Ajpolino, reviewed by Chiswick Chap

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Kosmoceratops by FunkMonk
Western yellow robin by Casliber
Pekarangan by Dhio270599
Hibbertopterus by Ichthyovenator












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September 2019 Tree of Life Newsletter

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September 2019—Issue 006


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Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

Kosmoceratops by FunkMonk
Onychopterella by Super Dromaeosaurus
Western yellow robin by Casliber
Western yellow robin by Casliber, reviewed by Josh Milburn
Apororhynchus by Mattximus, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Pekarangan by Dhio-270599, reviewed by Cerebellum
Fritillaria by Michael Goodyear, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Embioptera by Chiswick Chap and Cwmhiraeth, reviewed by Vanamonde93
Durio graveolens by NessieVL, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77
Big brown bat by Enwebb and Gen. Quon, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77
King brown snake by Casliber, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77
Staffordshire Bull Terrier by Atsme, reviewed by FunkMonk
Ambush predator by Chiswick Chap, reviewed by Enwebb
Belemnitida by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Chiswick Chap

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Apororhynchus by Mattximus
Meinhard Michael Moser by J Milburn
St. Croix macaw by FunkMonk
Paleocene by Dunkleosteus77
Orcinus meyeri by Dunkleosteus77
Snakefly by Chiswick Chap and Cwmhiraeth
Tricolored bat by Enwebb
Halloween darter by Enwebb






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News and updates for administrators from the past month (September 2019).

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  • Following a discussion, a new criterion for speedy category renaming was added: C2F: One eponymous article, which applies if the category contains only an eponymous article or media file, provided that the category has not otherwise been emptied shortly before the nomination. The default outcome is an upmerge to the parent categories.

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  • As previously noted, tighter password requirements for Administrators were put in place last year. Wikipedia should now alert you if your password is less than 10 characters long and thus too short.

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  • The Community Tech team has been working on a system for temporarily watching pages, and welcomes feedback.

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October 2019 Tree of Life Newsletter

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October 2019—Issue 007


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Meinhard Michael Moser‎ by J Milburn
Paleocene by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Casliber
Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee by Hunter Kahn, reviewed by Valereee
Halloween darter by Enwebb and Cwmhiraeth, reviewed by J Milburn
Deathwatch beetle by Cwmhiraeth, reviewed by Enwebb



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King brown snake by Casliber
Paleocene by Dunkleosteus77
Megarachne by Ichthyovenator
List of canids by PresN
Devils Hole pupfish by Enwebb
Dryomyza anilis by AnuBalasubramanian
Plasmodium knowlesi by Ajpolino
Black coral by Aven13

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  • A related RfC is seeking the community's sentiment for a binding desysop procedure.

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Locked article

I agree that the article should be blocked until a consensus is reached, but I believe that at least the current state of it should be what it was before until there is consensus. Please reverte the edition to the agreed one. SmithGraves ( talk) 09:12, 11 November 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

It is Barjimoa who tries to add something to the article, I do not. I think that it should provisionally return to an edition that doesnt include the Barjimoa edition without consensus. SmithGraves ( talk) 09:26, 11 November 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

@ SmithGraves: Please place any comments about the article at Talk:Spanish Empire, which I am watching. - Donald Albury 13:23, 11 November 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

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Should I re-organize my comments?

https://en.wikipedia.org/?title=Wikipedia:Conflict_of_interest/Noticeboard&diff=928566499&oldid=928565183 Thanks for cleaning that up for me, I wasn't aware of that being inappropriate in a talk page. Should I go through and move my comments to the bottom, or just leave things as they are for now? — Preceding unsigned comment added by MicahZoltu ( talkcontribs) 11:42, 30 November 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

Some fresh eyes

I wouldn't mind an objective pair of eyes at Tattooed Arm ( Talk:Tattooed Arm#Haitian or not) over this matter (if you have the time), and I know you also do a lot with southeastern Native American subjects. The logic of the other person is so far escaping me. I probably should have opened the talk page discussion earlier, but I thought my rational was sound at my last revert and still do (if you disagree that's fine, as I said I would like a fresh pair of eyes). Although, truth be told, I'm not sure if this person should even be in this class of category at all, since we know absolutely nothing about them after being sent to St Domingue by the French. Thanks, and hope all is well with you, He iro 00:17, 1 December 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

What I added was the popular culture spelling

I do understand your logic though. I was just trying to tell people this is the river mentioned in Stephen Foster and Al Jolson, who spelled it Swanee. I do not deny, however, that the government-issued spellings and popular culture spelling are two different things. JoeScarce ( talk) 00:08, 1 December 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

Any mention of such alternate spellings needs to establish their notability and be verifiable from reliable sources. Generally, however, we avoid citations in the lead. A discussion of alternative spellings, when supported by citations to reliable sources, might be appropriate in the Etymology section. - Donald Albury 01:04, 1 December 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

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The Newberry Six Wikipedia Page

Dear Mr. Albury, This is the African American History Honors Class at Newberry High School in Newberry, FL. We are requesting some guidance, we want to understand how we can source something, when the sources of the day were clearly racially biased and currently irrelevant. We just recently updated the Newberry Six Lynching Page with the actual information from the historical marker here in Newberry, FL, which has gone through Florida's historical board for accuracy. Our class has been studying and talking about this event since the start of the school year, and our teacher is the Mayor of Newberry. Any help you can give us on how to penetrate the institutional racism that permeates the sources of the day, would be greatly appreciated.

Sincerely, The AfAH Class of Newberry HS — Preceding unsigned comment added by Marlowejh ( talkcontribs) 17:23, 16 December 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

@ Marlowejh: First , I recommend that you pass on to your teacher these links to Wikipedia:FAQ/Schools and Wikipedia:School and university projects. Wikipedia has a project for coordinating with schools on projects involving Wikipedia, which will help prevent misunderstandings when you edit.
Second, please see our policy on verifiability and our guideline on reliable sources. In short, everything in an article in the English Wikipedia must be verifiable from reliable sources. See also the essay at Wikipedia:Verifiability, not truth, which reinforces the point that we have to go with what reliable sources say, whether we personally like it or not. Also see the second pillar, Wikipedia is written from a neutral point of view, in Wikipedia:Five pillars. We do not try to shade what is in the sources. - Donald Albury 18:01, 16 December 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

Cheers

Tom & Jerry as served at Karl Ratzsch's, Milwaukee.jpg Damon Runyon's short story "Dancing Dan's Christmas" is a fun read if you have the time. Right from the start it extols the virtues of the hot Tom and Jerry

This hot Tom and Jerry is an old-time drink that is once used by one and all in this country to celebrate Christmas with, and in fact it is once so popular that many people think Christmas is invented only to furnish an excuse for hot Tom and Jerry, although of course this is by no means true.

No matter what concoction is your favorite to imbibe during this festive season I would like to toast you with it and to thank you for all your work here at the 'pedia this past year. Best wishes for your 2020 as well DA. MarnetteD| Talk 23:05, 18 December 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

Belle du Berry

I was in two minds about whether to create a separate article on her. I could still do that - do you have a strong view either way? Ghmyrtle ( talk) 13:52, 23 December 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

@ Ghmyrtle: I was just looking at what reliable sources are available about her on the Internet. To justify an article about her, you would have to demonstrate she meets at least one of the criteria at Wikipedia:Notability (music)#Criteria for musicians and ensembles. Articles about musicians tend to be scrutinized closely, and I am not sure du Berry has enough notability on her own, as opposed to being a member of Paris Combo or in partnership with David Lewis, to survive being taken to Wikipedia:Articles for deletion. See Wikipedia:WikiProject Musicians/Article guidelines for help on creating an article about a musiscian. If you wish to discuss this further, please do so at Talk:Paris Combo. I have that page on my watchlist, and will see anything posted there. - Donald Albury 14:11, 23 December 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

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Surgeon's knot Engl. / German Video

Good man, there was a reason for changing Surgeon's knot video. The English version is wrong! This knot is shown incorrectly at the base with just a simple overhand knot. The first knot must be started with a Double overhand knot. If you want it to be an English-language video, you have to pay attention to it. Thank you. -- StromBer ( talk) 15:47, 30 December 2019 (UTC) Reply reply

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Nahuatl

I can't fınd any ıpa letters, ıf you can give me the whole set of ıpa letters, I will put the correct pronouncıatıon of "Nahuatl" that you reversed absent-mındedly. GlottalStop777 ( talk) 23:31, 2 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

@ GlottalStop777: What are you talking about? I haven't edited Nahuatl since last May. - Donald Albury 03:08, 3 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

YOU reverted MY correct edit

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Me last month; I see an error in this article. Let me fix it! You; *removes correction* GlottalStop777 ( talk) 14:34, 3 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

@ GlottalStop777: Again, what are you talking about? I do not see any article that we have both edited, ever, until you started posting on my talk page. Were you editing as an IP (not logged in) or under another user name? Please provide a link to the page these edits occurred on. - Donald Albury 15:13, 3 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

No, I edited it on THIS account

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If you can't even be nice, you shouldn't be a mod.

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Hiya, hope you don't mind but I was wondering what the edit was that you were mistaken for/over... I'm feeling a bit icky & needed to focus on something that didn't need too much brainpower :) Anyway, whilst I still have no idea why your name came up as a possible "culprit", the furore seems to have arisen over this edit, which was changed well over a week later: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/?title=Duolingo&oldid=932842332. Doesn't make much sense though since it was someone completely different, over a week later, on a totally different article... I'll admit I'm a little out of it on painkillers, but even then it still doesn't make sense!
Anyway, not sure if this is useful or interesting at all for you, but thought I may as well pop a note here, so my feeble effort isn't wasted! Happy Belated New Year 😁 Blue-Sonnet ( talk) 19:03, 6 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply
@ Blue-Sonnet: I think the complaint may have been about this edit, where I removed what looked like nonsense. Other than that possibility, I have no clue what started it. - Donald Albury 20:17, 6 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

I reckon aliens did it. Or the Illuminati. Or maybe fairies - they can be mean little suckers when they put their minds to it. Either way, at least you have an entertaining new story to tell 😁 Blue-Sonnet ( talk) 15:26, 7 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

Thanks for fixing the citation dates

I'm afraid I automatically use the date format of the article, so I used US dates there. Doug Weller talk 14:44, 16 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

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Edit summary Bahamian-Americans

Added summary. Thanks for the reminder — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alan T. Baumler ( talkcontribs) 16:30, 19 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

Fixed the Reimers cite and added some more information — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alan T. Baumler ( talkcontribs) 11:48, 20 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

Thanks for you help. I think I (and you) finally have it right. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alan T. Baumler ( talkcontribs) 14:49, 20 January 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

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Re your revert

Hi there Donald. I am disappointed in your revert of my edit ("per MOS:OVERLINK") of Stephen Dando-Collins for the following reasons:

  • the 15 wikilinks I added are not trivial but inform the WP reader of the subject of the books written by S D-C, particularly the non-fiction books ie not trivial "Everyday words" etc links but the people, events etc that are related by the books, surely useful to those reading about Dando-Collins
  • the time you took to reject my work (15 mins after I added it) is probably considerably less than the time I spent in preparing my edit-Twinkle may be convenient but semi automated edits can be a bane in producing a quality article. Did you actually read (in good faith) what I had added?

We are both around WP for over 10 years so I hope we can come to an amicable solution. Regards. DadaNeem ( talk) 05:59, 1 February 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

@ DadaNeem: We will have to disagree on this. I do not see how all those links in a list of books improved Wikipedia. I seriously doubt anyone will be following all of those links, and they clutter up the page. That said, I try to not fight over such things. - Donald Albury 11:54, 1 February 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

Administrators' newsletter – February 2020

News and updates for administrators from the past month (January 2020).

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  • Following a request for comment, partial blocks are now enabled on the English Wikipedia. This functionality allows administrators to block users from editing specific pages or namespaces rather than the entire site. A draft policy is being workshopped at Wikipedia:Partial blocks.
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eigil vesti- rick castro-

hallo i am rick castro- i have made the changes on my page as best i can.. i'm not that tech- savvy so do what i can- all the info and references i've entered are correct- all the people i mentioned are people i know- have worked with or interacted with- i have posted noting false whatsoever- please restore my additions- thank you- rick castro — Preceding unsigned comment added by Eigilvesti ( talkcontribs) 00:06, 19 March 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

@ Eigilvesti: Please read our policy at Wikipedia:Biographies of living persons, and all of the policies and guidelines that are linked from that page. Wikipedia has very strict requirements for articles about living persons. Do not add any information to Rick Castro's article that is not supported by reliable sources. I would advise you to not add any information that might be considered controversial, derogatory, or laudatory, without first proposing the changes on the article's talk page. - Donald Albury 11:08, 19 March 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

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Administrators' newsletter – April 2020

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On a recent edit to Winter Haven, Florida, you reverted an IP and issued a warning that their edit did not conform to Wikipedia policies. They merely added the word "confederate" to a person who was listed with a title of "Col.", which referred to their service in the confederate army. What policy could this have violated? If Henry Haines is a colonel, he is also a confederate. The IP's edit is absolutely factual and sourced. Perhaps it is "unnecessary", perhaps not, (I think it is necessary) but is this any way to treat a good faith editor? Thanks, Jacona ( talk) 11:17, 6 April 2020 (UTC) Reply reply

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November 2019—Issue 008


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January 2020—Issue 010


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Megarachne by Ichthyovenator
Christmas imperial pigeon by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by FunkMonk
Paranthropus by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by IJReid
Orcinus meyeri by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Enwebb
Christmas darter by Enwebb and Cwmhiraeth, reviewed by J Milburn
Saxifragales by Michael Goodyear, reviewed by starsandwhales
Segnosaurus by FunkMonk, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Dryopithecus by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Drosophila subobscura by Andrewoh29, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Egyptian fruit bat by Enwebb, reviewed by FunkMonk
Scale insect by Chiswick Chap and Cwhmiraeth, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77

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Wolf by LittleJerry
Segnosaurus by FunkMonk
The Goldfinch (painting) by Jimfbleak
Dryomyza anilis by AnuBalasubramanian
Pigs in culture by Chiswick Chap
Coronariae by Michael Goodyear
Neanderthal by Dunkleosteus77
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Gharial by BhagyaMani, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77
Steller's sea ape by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Hog Farm
Poinsettia by Enwebb, reviewed by Starsandwhales
Honeynut squash by , reviewed by Ealdgyth

Newly nominated content

Danuvius guggenmosi by Dunkleosteus77
Denisovan by Dunkleosteus77
Homo luzonensis by Dunkleosteus77
Homo naledi by Dunkleosteus77
Horseshoe bat by Enwebb
Cimicidae by Cwmhiraeth and Chiswick Chap

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March 2020—Issue 012


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Newly recognized content

Argentinosaurus by Slate Weasel and Jens Lallensack
Wolf by LittleJerry
Horseshoe bat by Enwebb, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Cimicidae by Cwmhiraeth and Chiswick Chap, reviewed by Enwebb
Coronariae by Michael Goodyear, reviewed by Dank
Ardipithecus ramidus by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by starsandwhales
Ooedigera by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Hog Farm
Bathyphysa conifera by Awkwafaba, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Calliphora vomitoria by Y.shiuan, reviewed by Jens Lallensack

Newly nominated content

Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations by Britishfinance
Bathyphysa conifera by Awkwafaba
Moniliformidae by Mattximus
Disease X by Britishfinance
Mandarin Patinkin by Rhododendrites




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April 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

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April 2020—Issue 013


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Newly recognized content

Danuvius guggenmosi by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by J Milburn
Neanderthal by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Homo luzonensis by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Lythronax by FunkMonk, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Ichthyovenator by PaleoGeekSquared, reviewed by FunkMonk
Secretarybird by LittleJerry, Aa77zz and Casliber, reviewed by The Rambling Man
James John Joicey by RLO1729, reviewed by The Rambling Man
Homo naledi by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Vermilion flycatcher by CaptainEek, reviewed by HickoryOughtShirt?4
Canada lynx by Sainsf, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77
Alice Gray by Rhododendrites, reviewed by The Rambling Man
Caryodendron orinocense by CPC273, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Jaguarundi by Sainsf, reviewed by Usernameunique
Gigantopithecus by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Starsandwhales
Denisovan by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Starsandwhales
Disease X by Britishfinance, reviewed by DannyS712

Newly nominated content

Lythronax by FunkMonk, Lythronaxargestes and IJReid
Ichthyovenator by PaleoGeekSquared
Neanderthal by Dunkleosteus77
Alpine newt by Tylototriton
Secretarybird by LittleJerry, Aa77zz and Casliber
List of ursids by PresN
Borchgrevinkium by Super Dromaeosaurus
Caryodendron orinocense by CPC273
Siamosaurus by PaleoGeekSquared
Canada lynx by Sainsf
Vietnam mouse-deer by Sainsf
Jaguarundi by Sainsf
Vermilion flycatcher by CaptainEek
Alice Gray by Rhododendrites
Gigantopithecus by Dunkleosteus77
Paleobiota of the Posidonia Shale by Yewtharaptor
Meerkat by Sainsf

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May 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

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May 2020—Issue 014


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Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

Lythronax by FunkMonk, Lythronaxargestes and IJReid
Meerkat by Sainsf, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Borchgrevinkium by Super Dromaeosaurus, reviewed by Amitchell125
Nakalipithecus by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Gog the Mild
Scanisaurus by Ichthyovenator, reviewed by Gog the Mild
Sand cat by BhagyaMani, reviewed by Aven13
Pigs in culture by Chiswick Chap, reviewed by Sainsf
Sun bear by Sainsf, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Megacephalosaurus by Macrophyseter, reviewed by Aven13
Cinnamon red bat by Enwebb, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77
Banteng by Sainsf, reviewed by Chiswick Chap
Cartorhynchus by Lythronaxargestes, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77
Black-footed cat by BhagyaMani, reviewed by Amitchell125
Homo ergaster by Ichthyovenator, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77
Black coral by Aven13, reviewed by Sainsf
Heuglin's gazelle by Sainsf, reviewed by The Rambling Man
Australopithecus garhi by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Hog Farm
Chororapithecus by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by IJReid
Ornithocheiromorpha by JurassicClassic767, reviewed by IJReid






Newly nominated content

Gigantorhynchus by Mattximus
Leech by LittleJerry, Chiswick Chap and Cwmhiraeth
List of mephitids by PesN
Sand cat by BhagyaMani
Cinnamon red bat by Enwebb
Kristianstad Basin by Ichthyovenator
Nakalipithecus by Dunkleosteus77
Scanisaurus by Ichthyovenator
Sun bear by Sainsf
Heuglin's gazelle by Sainsf
Black coral by Aven13
Australopithecus garhi by Dunkleosteus77
Chororapithecus by Dunkleosteus77
Northern crested newt by Tylototriton
Megacephalosaurus by Macrophyseter
Banteng by Sainsf
Cartorhynchus by Lythronaxargestes
Ornithocheiromorpha by JurassicClassic767
Black-footed cat by BhagyaMani
Bat virome by Enwebb
Echinodon by IJReid
Homo ergaster by Ichthyovenator
Dwarf dog-faced bat by Enwebb
Doedicurus by Dunkleosteus77
Zebra by LittleJerry

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June/July 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

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June and July 2020—Issue 015


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Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

Canada lynx by Sainsf
Gigantorhynchus by Mattximus
Leech by LittleJerry, Chiswick Chap and Cwmhiraeth
Orangutan by LittleJerry
Secretarybird by LittleJerry, Aa77zz and Casliber
Vermilion flycatcher by CaptainEek
Bat virome by Enwebb, reviewed by Chidgk1
Doedicurus by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Hog Farm
Dwarf dog-faced bat by Enwebb, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77
Echinodon by IJReid, reviewed by JurassicClassic767
Edvard August Vainio by Esculenta, reviewed by ChiswickCahp
Hammer-headed bat by Enwebb, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Homo rudolfensis by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by JurassicClassic767
Nina Demme by SusunW, reviewed by Enwebb
Northern crested newt by Tylototriton, reviewed by Enwebb
Pterodactylus by JurassicClassic767, reviewed by ChiswickCahp
Zebra by LittleJerry, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77

Newly nominated content

Horseshoe bat by Enwebb
Siamosaurus by PaleoGeekSquared
Zebra by LittleJerry
Australopithecus afarensis by Dunkleosteus77
Australopithecus africanus by Dunkleosteus77
Australopithecus bahrelghazali by Dunkleosteus77
Australopithecus deyiremeda by Dunkleosteus77
Australopithecus sediba by Dunkleosteus77
Bonelli's eagle by Sandhillcrane
Great flying fox by Enwebb
Homo habilis by Dunkleosteus77
Markham's storm petrel by Therapyisgood
Ornithocheiridae by JurassicClassic767
Paranthropus aethiopicus by Dunkleosteus77
Paranthropus boisei by Dunkleosteus77
Paranthropus robustus by Dunkleosteus77
Tatenectes by Slate Weasel

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The Signpost: 30 August 2020

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