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Sometimes we may need some examples of curious things about the use of species names. Here are some resources:

Species names that are puns, tautonyms, rhymes, seriously long, and other useful and amusing information at Curious Taxonomy

Naming species as an insult to people.

Scientists Should Stop Naming Species after Awful People

A blind, wormlike amphibian that burrows underground has been named after Donald Trump

Donate to taxonomy and get naming rights to a species

Collecting and buying sea shells remains popular e.g., Conchology

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