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Books & Bytes – Issue 37

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Books & Bytes
Issue 37, November – December 2019

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January 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

January 2020—Issue 010


Tree of Life


Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

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

Newly nominated content

Featured article candidate Wolf by LittleJerry
Featured article candidate Segnosaurus by FunkMonk
Featured article candidate The Goldfinch (painting) by Jimfbleak
Featured article candidate Dryomyza anilis by AnuBalasubramanian
Good article nominee Pigs in culture by Chiswick Chap
Good article nominee Coronariae by Michael Goodyear
Good article nominee Neanderthal by Dunkleosteus77
Good article nominee Gharial by BhagyaMani
Good article nominee Honeynut squash by
Good article nominee James John Joicey by RLO1729
Good article nominee Gigantorhynchus by Mattximus
Good article nominee Ardipithecus ramidus by Dunkleosteus77

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February 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

February 2020—Issue 011


Tree of Life


Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

Featured article Segnosaurus by FunkMonk
Featured article The Goldfinch (painting) by Jimfbleak
Good article Gharial by BhagyaMani, reviewed by Dunkleosteus77
Good article Steller's sea ape by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Hog Farm
Good article Poinsettia by Enwebb, reviewed by Starsandwhales
Good article Honeynut squash by , reviewed by Ealdgyth

Newly nominated content

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

  • Daphnia giving birth (Poland)
    Daphnia giving birth (Poland)
  • Immunofluorescence staining of a mouse intestine, "Microscopy" (Australia)
    Immunofluorescence staining of a mouse intestine, "Microscopy" (Australia)
  • Bat scientist Lauri Lutsar determining the age of a bat, "People In Science" (Estonia)
    Bat scientist Lauri Lutsar determining the age of a bat, "People In Science" (Estonia)
  • Close-up view of a bioluminescent beetle Elateroidea, "Wildlife and Nature" (France)
    Close-up view of a bioluminescent beetle Elateroidea, "Wildlife and Nature" (France)
  • Coral fluorescence, "General Category" (Russia)
    Coral fluorescence, "General Category" (Russia)
  • Paleoanthropologist at work, "People in Science" (Italy)
    Paleoanthropologist at work, "People in Science" (Italy)
  • Ammonite fossil from Morocco, "General Category" (Spain)
    Ammonite fossil from Morocco, "General Category" (Spain)
  • Yellow orange-tip male (Ixias pyrene), "Wildlife and Nature" (India)
    Yellow orange-tip male (Ixias pyrene), "Wildlife and Nature" (India)

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March 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

March 2020—Issue 012


Tree of Life


Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

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

Newly nominated content

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




  • Fly's mouth and tongue (Microscopy)
    Fly's mouth and tongue (Microscopy)
  • Killer whales hunting a crabeater seal (Wildlife)
    Killer whales hunting a crabeater seal (Wildlife)
  • Fossilized tooth of a Squalicorax shark (Microscopy)
    Fossilized tooth of a Squalicorax shark (Microscopy)
  • Flourescent coral (Non-photographic media)
    Flourescent coral (Non-photographic media)

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Issue 38, January – April 2020

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Books & Bytes
Issue 38, January – April 2020

  • New partnership
  • Global roundup

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April 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

April 2020—Issue 013


Tree of Life


Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

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

Newly nominated content

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

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May 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

May 2020—Issue 014


Tree of Life


Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

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






Newly nominated content

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

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Books & Bytes – Issue 39, May – June 2020

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Books & Bytes
Issue 39, May – June 2020

  • Library Card Platform
  • New partnerships
    • ProQuest
    • Springer Nature
    • BioOne
    • CEEOL
    • IWA Publishing
    • ICE Publishing
  • Bytes in brief

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June/July 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

June and July 2020—Issue 015


Tree of Life


Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

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

Newly nominated content

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

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Help with Dutch Wikipedia

Hi, I see you've identified yourself as an editor who speaks Dutch. Could you be of some assistance? Some editors discovered that we have a hoax article on English Wikipedia (more info here), Mustelodon. Dutch is one of the languages it's been translated into. I have no clue how to nominate something for deletion in Dutch, or let people in that project know of issues. It would be great if you could help get this hoax removed from Dutch Wikipedia. Thanks, Enwebb (talk) 23:02, 7 August 2020 (UTC)

Vale of Holmesdale

Hi Dick!

Just to let you know, I removed your remark about James Alexander Brewer from Vale of Holmesdale, for two reasons: I could not see a source for the "first secretary" assertion in the sources given, and more importantly, he's just not relevant to the article. However, I did find him interesting of himself, and so I created a page for him, from the sources I could find!

Vale of Holmesdale is unfortunately very inadequately sourced. I hope to add more references (and sourced content!) when I can. Aliveness Cascade (talk) 01:55, 17 August 2020 (UTC)

August 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

August 2020—Issue 016


Tree of Life


Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

Featured article Horseshoe bat by Enwebb
Featured article Siamosaurus by PaleoGeekSquared
Good article Australopithecus sediba by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Good article Homo habilis by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Enwebb
Good article Tatenectes by Slate Weasel, reviewed by FunkMonk

Newly nominated content

Featured article candidate Limusaurus by FunkMonk, Jens Lallensack and Lythronaxargestes
Featured article candidate List of descriptive plant epithets (I–Z) by Dank
Good article nominee Forfarella by Super Dromaeosaurus
Good article nominee Réunion swamphen by FunkMonk
Good article nominee Scorpion by LittleJerry

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August 2020 Tree of Life Newsletter

August 2020—Issue 016


Tree of Life


Welcome to the Tree of Life newsletter!
Newly recognized content

Featured article Horseshoe bat by Enwebb
Featured article Siamosaurus by PaleoGeekSquared
Good article Australopithecus sediba by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Jens Lallensack
Good article Homo habilis by Dunkleosteus77, reviewed by Enwebb
Good article Tatenectes by Slate Weasel, reviewed by FunkMonk

Newly nominated content

Featured article candidate Limusaurus by FunkMonk, Jens Lallensack and Lythronaxargestes
Featured article candidate List of descriptive plant epithets (I–Z) by Dank
Good article nominee Forfarella by Super Dromaeosaurus
Good article nominee Réunion swamphen by FunkMonk
Good article nominee Scorpion by LittleJerry

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Books & Bytes – Issue 40

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Books & Bytes
Issue 40, July – August 2020

  • New partnerships
    • Al Manhal
    • Ancestry
    • RILM
  • #1Lib1Ref May 2020 report
  • AfLIA hires a Wikipedian-in-Residence

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Your draft article, Draft:Frank Southgate

Hello, Dick Bos. It has been over six months since you last edited the Articles for Creation submission or Draft page you started, "Frank Southgate".

In accordance with our policy that Wikipedia is not for the indefinite hosting of material deemed unsuitable for the encyclopedia mainspace, the draft has been nominated for deletion. If you plan on working on it further, or editing it to address the issues raised if it was declined, simply edit the submission and remove the {{db-afc}}, {{db-draft}}, or {{db-g13}} code.

If your submission has already been deleted by the time you get there, and you wish to retrieve it, you can request its undeletion by following the instructions at this link. An administrator will, in most cases, restore the submission so you can continue to work on it.

Thank you for your submission to Wikipedia! —Nnadigoodluck🇳🇬 00:37, 17 September 2020 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation: Frank Southgate has been accepted

Frank Southgate, which you submitted to Articles for creation, has been created.

Congratulations, and thank you for helping expand the scope of Wikipedia! We hope you will continue making quality contributions.

The article has been assessed as Start-Class, which is recorded on its talk page. Most new articles start out as Stub-Class or Start-Class and then attain higher grades as they develop over time. You may like to take a look at the grading scheme to see how you can improve the article.

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Thanks again, and happy editing!

DGG ( talk ) 19:04, 19 October 2020 (UTC)

Books & Bytes – Issue 41

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Books & Bytes
Issue 41, September – October 2020

  • New partnership: Taxmann
  • WikiCite
  • 1Lib1Ref 2021

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