Daily Archives: November 9, 2010

History of the Butterfly, Part 39: Malacological Smackdown, Part 2

So Samuel Parker decided he had discovered a new species of snail and wrote up a scientific description of it.  However, he had not reviewed the other species to see if there already was one like it.  The crowd snickered … Continue reading

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