User talk:Trépas

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- UtherSRG (talk) 00:50, 14 October 2005 (UTC)

Pleasse note that you have made several edits that change the formatting of the articles. Please keep the general formatting in accordance with the other articles. You seem to be doing a significant restructuring of (at least a part of) the Insecta. May I ask where you are getting your information from? - UtherSRG (talk) 00:50, 14 October 2005 (UTC)

Formatting[edit]

Could you please use formatting as on other pages (e.g. Bathyporeia): i.e. use italics for both species and genera names and seperate them by non-breaking spaces ( ) where appropriate.
Acrida, e.g. needs to be done (I only did a random check).
Lycaon 12:29, 21 October 2005 (UTC)

  • Great! Keep up the good work :-). Lycaon 01:19, 22 October 2005 (UTC)

Adding new taxa[edit]

When there are more than one of a certain taxon, it may be advisable to use the plural form of the taxon. Multiple taxa of the same level should then be separated by a nonbreakingspace-dash-space combination ( - ).

An Excel-file that facilitates input of multiple taxa can be found here: taxa.xls

Lycaon 21:12, 28 October 2005 (UTC)

Axiidae and other 'double' taxa[edit]

It happens now and then—and more often with Genera than with higher taxa—that a taxon has been used twice or even three times. It obviously is not allowed by the ICZN, but it takes time (and effort) to adjust such issues. It also needs a proper databank, and there will be one only by 2008 (http://www.iczn.org/new%20ZooBank.htm).
There are some workarounds at the moment. You may for instance use:

[[Axiidae (Lepidoptera)|Axiidae]]

This will show Axiidae as link, but the page will be called Axiidae (Lepidoptera).

One more thing, please sign your messages with four tildes ~~~~, this makes it easier to identify the poster of a message. — Lycaon 06:57, 31 October 2005 (UTC)

Diplura & Protura[edit]

Cher Trépas,

Could you take a look at Diplura and Protura and their respective discussion pages, and give your opinion on recent systematics of these classes? Merci. - Lycaon 06:39, 14 November 2005 (UTC)

Phormictopus cancerides[edit]

Wikispecies is able to load images from Wikimedia Commons. If you have images that you want to share, please upload them there and not in Wikispecies, and do add proper licensing. Thank you. — Lycaon 14:35, 14 November 2005 (UTC)

Odonata subfamilies[edit]

Point taken, but I'm not sure these subfamilies and tribes are well established. the subfamilies remain ill-defined ... these almost certainly do not arrange the genera in any evolutionary order[1] Anyway I can't find an on-line resource - the International Dragonfly Fund don't use them on their comprehensive species list[2]. I shall have to leave my family-wide views as a first draft and hope somebody with access to the right books comes along to partition them. I shan't go any deeper.--Keith Edkins 20:20, 2 February 2006 (UTC)

Delete[edit]

If you want something deteted, just add {{delete}} somewhere on the page and state the reason in the Summary. Lycaon 22:33, 7 February 2006 (UTC)

Asaphiscidae[edit]

I think something has gone wrong with your creation of this page - it is the same list of genera as Asaphidae and does not include the type genus Asaphiscus as in the photo.--Keith Edkins (Talk) 20:49, 14 May 2006 (UTC)

You Have Been Busy[edit]

Wow you have been busy in the month that I have been idle! Good job on all of your work in the Araneae section.Totipotent 01:11, 10 August 2006 (UTC)

Coleoptera - species lists[edit]

Hi. I'm working coleoptera out too, You see? I have a crazy idea: to add full species list to "sophysticus" generas, such as Carabus. It could allow to search a single specie in 2 parallel ways: to move through adequate sub-sub-sub-genera or jump from the genus page immediately. So, may I? Best wishes, --Arachn0 04:46, 19 October 2006 (UTC)

New look for wikispecies[edit]

I see you don't know we are getting a new look. But the idea is the taxonomy tree is going to be a straight list. I'm reverting your edits. Example: Morus bassanus --Kempm 18:24, 7 November 2006 (UTC)

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Salut Trépas. Could you please add the <br>after the taxon instead of before it? Better even is to construct new templates for the taxa that don't have them yet... Thanks. Lycaon 17:18, 18 April 2007 (UTC)

Setasomus nigricornis[edit]

Setasomus nigricornis - look at the 2-nd Reference. They gives name Paraphotistus nigricornis Panzer, 1799. So, Setasomus stayes as a Subgenus. Are You shure Y're fuly right?--Arachn0 16:34, 7 August 2007 (UTC)

Invitation to join the Ten Year Society[edit]

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Dear Trépas, I belive tomorrow you have contributed to Wikispecies during ten years.

I'd like to extend a cordial invitation to you to join the Ten Year Society, an informal group for editors who've been participating in the Wikispecies project for ten years or more.

Best regards,

Dan Koehl (talk) 10:07, 17 October 2015 (UTC)