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A Fly Called Iyaiyai

And other true stories of scientific name-calling

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1:23pm, May 23, 2001

Neal Evenhuis takes it rather well when a reporter phones his office at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu and asks, What were you thinking? Some of the scientific names he's invented . . . . Well, . . . Did he do those things on purpose?

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