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Herbareptilis Lilium - Bulbasaur
Herbareptilis Hedera - Ivysaur
Herbareptilis Passiflora - Venusaur
Cremare Caudata - Charmander
Cremare Furcifer - Charmeleon
Cremare Draco - Charizard
Testudines Pusilla - Squirtle
Testudines Senectus - Wartortle
Testudines Mechanicus - Blastoise
Papilio Campe - Caterpie
Papilio Bombylis - Metapod
Papilio Psudo - Butterfree
Vespa Campe - Weedle
Vespa Chrysallis - Kakuna
Vespa Adultus - Beedrill
Noncolumbidae Vegrandis - Pidgey
Noncolumbidae Asper - Pidgeotto
Noncolumbidae Celeris - Pidgeot
Mus Ratus - Rattata
Mus Myocastor - Raticate
Iratusaves Passer - Spearow
Iratusaves Anhinga - Fearow
Conversusnomen Sistrurus - Ekans
Conversusnomen Naja - Arbok
Mus Electricus - Pikachu
Mus Dipodomys - Raichu
Terramus Manis - Sandshrew
Terramus Erinaceinae - Sandslash
Venenileporidae Puella - Nidoran F
Venenileporidae Placidus - Nidorina
Venenileporidae Regina - Nidoqueen
Venenileporidae Puerulus - Nidoran M
Venenileporidae Saevus - Nidorino
Venenileporidae Regis - Nidoking
Liberiluna Luna - Clefairy
Liberiluna Aethereus - Clefable
Incendovulpes Sexcoda - Vulpix
Incandovulpes Novemcoda - Ninetales
Vesicabestia Cantare - Jigglypuff
Vesicabestia Sufflare - Wigglytuff
Desmodustoxica Excaeco - Zubat
Desmodustoxica Magnusosculi - Golbat
Umbrosusfloris Mandragora (prv. Oddium Wanderus) - Oddish
Umbrosusfloris Rafflesiagerminis - Gloom
Umbrosusfloris Rafflesiaefflorui - Vileplume
Fungimonstri Amanitaparvus - Paras
Fungimonstri Amanitamagna - Parasect
Pernicies Culex - Venonat
Venenilepidoptera Malusala - Venomoth
Arcanuscorpus Talpidae - Diglett
Arcanuscorpus Tritalpidae - Dugtrio
Felisquaesitus Thensaurus - Meowth
Felisquaesitus Mundus - Persian
Cordisanatidae Anatinus - Psyduck
Cordisanatidae Kappa - Golduck
Suspapio Irae - Mankey
Suspapio Furoris - Primeape
Canisflamma Familiaris - Growlithe
Canisflamma Mythos - Arcanine
Concrispohyla Ranunculus - Poliwag
Concrispohyla Dilectus - Poliwhirl
Concrispohyla Pugna - Poliwrath
Psychicus Levisomnus - Abra
Psychicus Uncocleare - Kadabra
Psychicus Bicocleare - Alakazam
Semihominis Humilevis - Machop
Semihominis Animatavis - Machoke
Semihominis Summavis - Machamp
Nepenthes Floris - Bellsprout
Nepenthes Elanguentis - Weepinbell
Nepenthes Conversus - Victreebel
Roseachironex Cetariicladis - Tentacool
Roseachinorex Physalia - Tentacruel
Vivasilex Lapilli - Geodude
Vivasilex Scopulus - Gravler
Vivasilex Molis - Golem
Ardorequus Caballio - Ponyta
Ardorequus Unicornui - Rapidash
Abditusops Bardus - Slowpoke
Abditusops Combivalvia - Slowbro
Magnescreatura Chalybispila - Magnemite
Magnescreatura Trichalybispila - Magneton
Alliumadvector Anas - Farfetch'd
Struthio Bikaput - Doduo
Struthio Trikaput - Dodrio
Frigusphoca Infans - Seel
Frigusphoca Otariidae - Dewgong
Coinquinationis Limus - Grimer
Coinquinationis Toxicum - Muk
Consciumbivalvia Dicacis - Shellder
Consciumbivalvia Margarita - Cloyster
Gasumbra Spectrum - Gastly
Gasumbra Larvalis - Haunter
Gasumbra Phantasma - Gengar
Vivasilex Monserpentes - Onix
Hypnotista Tapirus - Drowzee
Hypnotista Baku - Hypno
Uca Polacancer - Krabby
Uca Magnacancer - Kingler
Pila Imitatio - Voltorb
Pila Explodeo - Electrode
Sensatarbor Ovum - Exeggcute
Sensatarbor Cocos - Exeggutor
Osseusclava Orfanus - Cubone
Osseusclava Conservatrix - Marowak
Semihominis Calcitrare - Hitmonlee
Semihominis Percidere - Hitmonchan
Capaxbubula Tiliqua - Lickitung
Coinquinationis Fumosus - Koffing
Coinquinationis Bifumosus - Weezing
Saxidiceros Aculeus - Rhyhorn
Saxidiceros Prius - Rhydon
Amatorovum Fortis - Chansey
Berchemia Salsola - Tangela
Omnifemina Macropus - Kangaskhan
Sepiacontendo Hippocampus - Horsea
Sepiacontendo Venenata - Seadra
Formonsapiscis Carassius - Goldeen
Formonsapiscis Cyprinus - Seaking
Gemmastrum Asterias - Staryu
Gemmastrum Acanthaster - Starmie
Semihominis Pantomimus - Mr. Mime
Falciferum Mantis - Scyther
Semihominis Amoenusbasi - Jynx
Generatrum Simiolifelis - Electebuzz
Calorisula Spuignis - Magmar
Pugnatorbestiola Dorcus - Pinsir
Armenticium Feroxtaurus - Tauros
Tolerantiae Cyprinidae - Magikarp
Tolerantiae Hydrae - Gyarados
Plesiosaurus Devehere - Lapras
Amoeba Transfiguratus - Ditto
Noncaninus Instabilis - Eevee
Noncaninus Bulliosaliens - Vaporeon
Noncaninus Attonitus - Jolteon
Noncaninus Flammae - Flareon
c:\run\pokémon.porygon.exe - Porygon
Ammonitida Rutundusconcha - Omanyte
Ammonitida Dentefaberconcha - Omastar
Dalmanites Limulus - Kabuto
Dalmanites Eurypterina - Kabutops
Pterosauria Renascorasuccinum - Aerodactyl
Adipsursidae Somnus - Snorlax
Mythosavis Conglacior - Articuno
Mythosavis Electricus - Zapdos
Mythosavis Incendere - Moltres
Draconis Anguigena - Dratini
Draconis Tempestatis - Dragonair
Draconis Militis - Dragonite
Felismythi Geneticamatris* -Mewtwo
Felismythi Geneticamatris - Mew

Apatosaurus Chichorium - Chikorita
Apatosaurus Laurus - Bayleef
Apatosaurus Geranium - Meganium
Cinistachyglossus Pinniculi - Cyndaquil
Cinistachyglossus Mustela - Quilava
Cinistachyglossus Taxidea - Typhlosion
Crocodylus Liberi - Totodile
Crocodylus Buccae - Croconaw
Crocodylus Alligator - Feraligatr
Putorius Custodis - Sentret
Putorius Celeris - Furret
Bubo Custoshora - Hoothoot
Bubo Vatisnoctu - Noctowl
Coccinellidae Timidus - Ladyba
Coccinellidae Potosidus - Ledian
Falsitasaranea Theridion - Spinarak
Falsitasaranea Myrmarachne - Ariados
Desmodustoxica Amicilivespertilio - Crobat
Ceratias Himantolophus - Chinchou
Ceratias Candensdelphinus - Lanturn
Mus Ammodumparvola - Pichu
Liberiluna Stella - Cleffa
Vesicabestia Malacus - Igglybuff
Ovumhominis Vitellum - Togepi
Ovumhominis Tenerducula - Togetic
Futurapharomachrus Glossopsitta - Natu
Futurapharomachrus Kachina - Xatu
Staticumovis Laniger - Mareep
Staticumovis Balo - Flaaffy
Staticumovis Luminis - Ampharos
Umbrosusfloris Apricacorollarii - Bellossom
Mus Aquae - Marill
Leporidae Aquae - Azumarill
Arborimitor Falsusilva - Sudowoodo
Concrispohyla Verusrana - Politoed
Taraxacum Circumsilio - Hoppip
Taraxacum Persulto - Skiploom
Taraxacum Insultatus - Jumpluff
Trachypithecus Unusumanus - Aipom
Helianthus Ossis - Sunkern
Helianthus Apricissimus - Sunflora
Perspicuala Trithemis - Yanma
Umidumdomini Ambystoma - Wooper
Umidumdomini Andrias - Quagsire
Noncaninus Sol - Espeon
Noncaninus Lunalumen - Umbreon
Atercorvus Infelicitas - Murkrow
Abditusops Elucidare - Slowking
Lamiaphasma Lascivus - Misdreavus
Ignotus Litterula (x) - Unown
Perstopupae Adparere - Wobbuffet
Giraffokeryx Duocerebellum - Girafarig
Psychidae Pinusemen - Pineco
Psychidae  Aesculusemen - Forretress
Terraserpens Tsuchinoko- Dunsparce
Coeliformido Volanscorpiones - Gligar
Vivasilex Adamaserpentes- Steelix
Canismythi Simulum- Snubbull
Canismythi Magnadens- Granbull
Diodontidae Toxicimina - Qwilfish
Scindere Mantis- Scizor
Scopulusfungi Dacrimartifex- Shuckle
Pugnatorbestiola Dichotoma - Heracross
Kamaitachi Nigrafelis- Sneasel
Ursus Ursaminor- Teddiursa
Ursus Ursamajor- Ursaring
Lavaegastropoda Connudatus- Slugma
Lavaegastropoda Domus- Magcargo
Gelidusus Porcelli- Swinub
Gelidusus Apri- Piloswine
Corallium Ornamentum- Corsola
Echeneidae Pistolii- Remoraid
Sepiacontendo Octopoda- Octillery
Spheniscidae Datidonatoris- Delibird
Manta Administri- Mantine
Laminavis Gryphus- Skarmory
Canisatraum Crudelis- Houndour
Canisatraum- Condemno- Houndoom
Sepiacontendo Taeniolatus- Kingdra
Elephantidae Nasutus- Phanpy
Elephantidae  Tegumen- Donphan
c:\run\pokémon.porygon2.exe- Porygon2
Rangifer Praestigia- Stantler
Canisartufex Penicilli- Smeargle
Semihominis Luctatoris- Tyrogue
Semihominis Versatus- Hitmontop
Semihominis Ausculari- Smoochum
Generatrum Contactrum- Elekid
Calorisula Carbunculus- Magby
Armenticium Lactevacca- Miltank
Amatorovum Gaudium- Blissey
Mythicanis Tono- Raikou
Mythicanis Vulcani- Entei
Mythicanis Crystallos- Suicune
Papiliodinosauri Vermiculi- Larvitar
Papiliodinosauri Bombylis- Pupitar
Papiliodinosauri Adultus- Tyranitar
Mythosavis Alticustodis- Lugia
Mythosavis Caelicustodis- Ho-oh
Meotempus Nympha- Celebi
Full Title: Pokemon: Scientific Classification (39% Done, as of Gen V)
Sub-Title: Summer 2009 Boredom Project
Re Sub-Title: Holy crap, has it been four years since I've worked on this?

So I find myself rather bored this summer...rather REALLY bored. So bored...I find entertainment, here, in giving scientific names to Pokemon...and yes, I DO plan on completing all 493. Post-Edit: Gen V has come and gone since I started this, and Gen VI is on the way. I will attempt to do them all.

I understand some, if not most of these are not really grammatically accurate, compared to true Latin, but it's more about having fun, to me. I mean, they're just names.

I have commented on the names for each below. (This section will NOT contain the comments for all which I name, but only the ones for which I have most recently added)
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Wobbuffet- So, I had some trouble deciding on a genus name for both Wobbuffet and Wynaut. In the end, I decided to reference their being based on the Okiagari-koboshi doll. These dolls are a reference to perseverance, so "Persto" can mean that and "pupae" can refer to a doll (I think I'll reuse it for Darumaka/Darmanitan). "Adparere" can refer to something that is apparent, evident or visible, referring to Wobbuffet's other reference, "That is the way it is!"

Girafarig- I'm going to take Bulbapedia's word that the Giraffokeryx is the best representation of what Girafarig is like. Plus it looks a bit cooler than just "Giraffa." "Cerebellum" refers to the brain or thought process, and "duo," as you can guess, means two--so "two brains."

Pineco/Forretress- Pokemon does not want for bagworm Pokemon. I kept the important existence of the Burmy family in mind when making this decision; "Psychidae" is the family name for bagworm moths. Despite the fact that there's only one actual bagworm moth in Pokemon, I think its okay for them to share the name, so all five will be Psychidae--what a cool name, too! "Pinus," no jokes please, is the genus name for Pine trees, and "semen" is the Latin word for seed. I SAID NO JOKES. "Aesculus" is the genus name for the horse chestnut, and "semen" remains the same.
Goddammit.

Dunsparce- "Terraserpens" is a combination of "terra" and "serpens," meaning "land" and "snake" respectively, which is Dunsparce's in-game species name. Not Latin-based, but "Tsuchinoko" is the name of the mythical creature Dunsparce is likely based on. I think that's a more fitting name than something cobbled-together by me.

Gligar- The trouble with this one is the fact that I had to keep Gliscor in mind. Gligar and Gliscor are so similar, it was difficult to think of a shared family name for both, then two separate species names. In the end, I decided on "Coeliformido" as the family name; a combination of "Coeli" meaning air, and "formido" referring to something that is terrifying--"air terrors," you could say. I decided on "Volanscorpiones" for Gligar's species name. "volans" refers to something that soars through the air--a little more accurate than straight-up flying. "Scorpiones" is the order name for scorpions--Gligar's in-game species name is "fly scorpion." Similarly, I'll probably use some kind of "fang scorpion" for Gliscor, which is its own in-game species name.

Steelix- Steelix picks up the "living rock" family name, which Onix shares. Steelix's species name is pretty much the same as Onix. "Adamas" refers to iron or steel (or something as hard as iron or steel), and "serpentes" still means snake.

Snubbull/Granbull- So, I hit a problem with this family that may prove troublesome in the future; there's no real translations of fairies, or many of its related words (pixie, sprite, fay), except "nymph," which is only partially related to some, and not all. When I get to more fairy-types down the line, this might be a problem. Both Snubbull and Granbull are called "Fairy Pokemon" and are both based on bulldogs, and not much else, so I didn't have a whole lot to go on in names. This might get confusing when I get to the legendary dogs, so I might look into alternate names. It's also a reference to Growlite/Arcanine in the previous generation, which were "Canisflamma." Anyway, there were a few good names meaning snub or snub-nosed, for Snubbull, so I settled on "simulum." "Magnadens" is a combination of "Magna," meaning big or large, and "dens," referring to teeth. It's got big teeth. Sure.

Qwilfish- "Diodontidae" is the family name for Porcupinefish, better known as blowfish--that's an easy one. "Toxicimina" is a combination of "Toxici," referring to poison (since Qwilfish is a poison-type) and "mina," referring to mines, since Qwilfish also resembles a navel mine.

Scizor- Didn't think about this when I named Scyther, and picked a family name that had to do with scythes, then I get to Scizor which has no scythes! But the two are equal and different enough to justify a new genus name, while keeping the same species name (like Marill/Azumarill). "Scindere" means to tear, split or cut into pieces ... since there's no real thing for scissors, like there is for scythes. "Mantis," again, is the genus name for a species of mantises.

Shuckle- I was a bit worried about Shuckle, since it's based on fungus, rather than a plant or animal, which are more clearly defined. There wasn't any one fungus/mold I could attribute it to, so I worked with the fact that it lives in stone/is part rock-type. "Scopulus" refers to rocks or stone, and "fungi" is obvious--Shuckle is a stone fungus. "Dacrima" refers to sweet nectar or sap, a reference to honeydew (sweet liquids, not quite honey, produced by insects). "Artifex" refers to an originator of a craft, or a "maker." So, Shuckle is a "sweet nectar maker." Good 'nuff.

Heracross- I used the same family name as Pinsir, since the two are pretty closely related. To remind you, "Pugnatorbestiola" basically means, "fighting bug." "Dichotoma" is taken from the species name of the Japanese rhinoceros beetle, the closest real world equivalent for the "Heracross beetle."

Sneasel- It was kinda liberating stepping slightly out of bounds of Latin for Pokemon like Xatu and Dunsparce, so I did it once again for Sneasel (and Weavile) by giving them the genus name of "Kamaitachi," a Japanese mythical beast which is basically a scythe-clawed weasel. It sounds fitting and nice, and keeps me from over-stretching weasels among Pokemon. "Nigra" means black (and can also refer to "dark" and "unlucky"), while "felis" is cat. I think I'll be safe giving the black cat title to Sneasel, since we don't have any others yet. If one is introduced in a future generation, I'll probably edit Sneasel.

Teddiursa/Ursaring- I wanted to, if I could, use the same genus name between Teddiursa/Ursaring and Cubchoo/Beartic. Thus, I settled on the basic "Ursus," which is the genus name for bears. Bulbapedia referenced Teddiursa and Ursaring possibly being partially based on the Ursa Minor and Ursa Major constellations, so I just face-lifted these names for each's species name. It may sound a little redundant with "Ursus," but real-world scientific names can be just as redundant; check out the trinomial name for the American Plains Buffalo.

Slugma/Magcargo- I briefly entertained the idea of coming up with a genus name that could be shared by Slugma/Magcargo and Shellos/Gastrodon. However, I decided they were different enough to not warrant doing so. "Lavae" very clearly refers to lava, while "gastropoda" is the class name for slugs and snails ("gastropoda" will likely be reused in a different name for Shellos/Gastrodon, though). Got a little creative on the species names; "connudatus" refers to being exposed or naked, while "Domus" is a word for the building that is a home.

Swinub/Piloswine- Yet another one I had to be careful in picking a genus name for. Swinub and Piloswine are fine enough alone, but Mamoswine has too much wooly mammoth in it. In the end, they all have pig-like qualities, so I settled on "Gelidus" + "Sus" for the genus name--"Gelidus" relates to something being icy, or ice cold, while "sus" is the genus name for pigs. "Porcelli" refers to piglets, and "apri" is related to boars. I'll probably pick something related to mammoths specifically for Mamoswine.

Corsola- This one was supposed to be easy. I got ready to pick some easy words... until I realized there was little more to Corsola other than the fact that it's pretty coral. "Corallium" is the genus name for red coral, which is also used in jewelry and such. In the end, I decided to be somewhat redundant in names, and went with "Ornamentum," which you can guess is related to decorative jewels and such.

Remoraid- Despite anything, I just couldn't give Remoraid and Octillery the same genus name. They're just too different. "Echeneidae" is the family name for the remora, which is the closest real world relative of Remoraid. "Pistolii" refers to a gun.

Octillery- You may recall "Sepiacontendo" from Horsea/Seadra, which basically means "ink shooter," I mentioned reusing it for Octillery, and here I am. "Octopoda" is the order name for octopi.

Delibird- I'm not about to NOT give the same genus name to the four penguin Pokemon; Delibird + the Piplup family. So I checked on both Rockhopper and Emperor Penguins, and went up the classification names until they matched. They did so at the family name, "Spheniscidae." "Dati" refers to presents or gifts, while "donatoris," as you can maybe guess now, refers to a giver or donor. It's a gift-giving penguin.

Mantine- Unfortunately, like some problems I've been having, there's not a lot of distinction between Mantine and Mantyke. So, I've settled on the genus name for Manta Rays, which is conveniently "Manta." "Administri" refers to an assistant, helper or supporter, which is a reference to the Mantine + Remoraid relationship. Not a bad choice, especially since it's critical to their evolution. For Mantyke... I dunno, I think I'll make some reference to the smiley face on its back.

Skarmory- "Laminavis" is a convenient combination of "Lamina," referring to a plate or thin sheet of metal (such as a blade), and "avis" is bird. "Metal bird" sounds like a convenient name I could apply to anything Skarmory-like that may come along down the line. "Gryphus" is the species name of the Andean Condor, which Bulbapedia tells me is the best real-world match to Skarmory.

Houndour/Houndoom- I've decided to go on a theme for dog Pokemon; "Canis+X," where X is some vague description of the dogs. Growlithe was a flame dog, Snubble was a mythical (fairy) dog, so Houndour and Houndoom are black/dark/gloomy/murky/etc. dogs. "Crudelis" refers to being cruel/hardhearted/unmerciful/severe -- just a few synonyms for 'dour." While "Condemno" mans to condemn, convict or ... doom.

Kingdra- Like Horsea and Seadra, Kingdra shares the same "Sepiacontendo" (ink shooter) genus name. Taeniolatus is the species name for the Weedy Sea Dragon.

Phanpy/Donphan- These being our only elephants, I think it's cool to go ahead and give them the "Elephantidae" genus name, which is the family name for real world elephants. "Nasutus" refers to having a long nose--Phanpy is the "long nose" Pokemon. "Tegumen" refers to covering clothing or body armor--Donphan is the "armor" Pokemon, and without much other defining characteristics, I think it's an okay bet to let Donphan have this easy one.

Porygon2- If once is fun, then twice is nice! -- Porygon2 is an "official upgrade" to Porygon, so I'd imagine it's execution would be pretty much the same. I might get a little more creative/do a little research for Porygon-Z.

Stantler- Stantler doesn't have much competition, so it's name was pretty easy. "Rangifer" is the genus name for reindeer. "Praestigia" refers to deception, illusion or tricks, which is a reference to Stantler's usual defense mechanism.

Smeargle- You're sure to know "Canis" by now--"artufex" refers to an artist or craftsman (you may recall the extremely similar "artifex" from Shuckle), while "Penicilli" refers to a painter's brush or pencil, which I think is appropriate, since Smeargle is a living paintbrush.

Tyrogue/Hitmontop- Again, "Semihominis" is taken from the shared genus name of Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan. "Luctatoris" refers to a wrestler. "versatus" refers to something that keeps spinning or turning around. Or simply the act of something happening over and over.

Smoochum- Smoochum keeps the same "Semihominis" genus name as Jynx. "Ausculari" refers to a kiss, or exchanging kisses.

Elekid- I never explained at Electabuzz, but "Generatrum" refers to a generator, which I think is appropriate enough for the Electabuzz family. "Contactum" refers to an electric plug, much like Elekid's ... whole shape.

Magby- "Calorisula" is still a combination of "calori" ("warmth") and "sula," the genus name for the booby. Magby is the "Live Coal Pokemon," sooo... "carbunculus" basically refers to live coal!

Miltank- "Armenticium" still refers to something consisting of cattle. Just like I did with Tauros, I basically just transcribed Miltank's in-game species; "Lactevacca" is a combination of "Lacte," milk, and "vacca," cow.

Blissey- "Amator" still refers to someone who really likes something, while "ovum" still means egg--the same genus name used for Chansey. "Gaudium" refers to joy, delight, etc. --synonyms for bliss, I should think.

Raikou/Entei/Suicine- I basically did these like I did the legendary birds. "Mythi" is basically the same word as "Mythos," but is slightly changed to make it roll off the tongue better. "Canis" is still dogs. Not to be confused with the "Canismythi" of Snubbull/Granbull. :V "Tono" refers to the sound of thunder. "Vulcani" refers to a volcano. I picked it over "vulcanus" because of the similarity to "canis." There wasn't a direct translation for "aurora," so I had to pick a different trait for Suicine. I was trying to decide on a vague reference to the north wind, before remembering that it clearly had to be "Crystallos," which reference should be obvious.

Larvitar/Pupitar/Tyranitar- I could've originally just given these three the genus name for the tyrannosaurus. BUT, with the reveal of Tyrunt/Tyrantrum just recently, I just can't. So I went with the much more creative "Papiliodinosauri," which is a combination of "Papilio," which refer to butterflies or moths, and "dinosauri," which clearly refers to dinosaurs. It's a butterfly dinosaur ... sure. :V "Vermiculi" revers to a larva, "bombylis," while also sounding cool, refers to a pupa, and "adultus" refers to something that has grown or matured. The Larvitar family is the only non-bug family to have this sort of life style, so I think it's a cool reference to have.

Lugia/Ho-oh- As promised, these two have the same genus name as Articuno/Zapdos/Moltres, "Mythosavis," which still refers to mythical birds. "Alti" refers to deep water, or the deep sea, which is where Lugia lives, and "custodis" refers to a guardian or protector. "Guardian of the sea," see. Ho-oh's is the same; "caelis" refers to the sky, or heavens. I decided to go with this less-known nickname(?) because I couldn't find a particularly good translation name of rainbow.

Celebi- "Meotempus" was a conveniently nice-sounding combination of "meo" (to go along, pass or travel) and "tempus" referring to time. It works because I can use the same genus name for Dialga. Time travelling is a whole (wibbly-wobbly) extra-dimensional thing--I think it's okay for the otherwise very different Celebi and Dialga to have the same genus name. "Nympha" refers to a nymph, obviously--a nature spirit.

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Update Log:
7/5/09 - Finished 1-53 (Bulbasaur to Persian)
7/26/09 - Finished 54-101 (Psyduck to Electrode)
7/27/09 - Finished 102-151 (Exeggcute to Mew) [Completion of the First Generation]
9/24/13 - Restarted. Finished 152-201 (Chikorita to Unown)
9/27/13 - Finished 202-251 (Wobbuffet to Celebi) [Completion of the Second Generation]

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References used:
Bulbapedia: bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wik…
Words by William Whitaker: www.archives.nd.edu/cgi-bin/wo…
Wikipedia: www.wikipedia.org
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ChaosMiles07 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
Would we expect future gens to receive places in such an AWESOME project like this?
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ToddM Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014
I've made a tiny amount of headway into Gen III, but have been very busy moving over the last few months, so something like this had to be put on the back-back burner. I'll pick it back up soon, though. Maybe I can try to finish Gen III by the time ORAS comes out...
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ChaosMiles07 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014
Well, good luck with all that. And yes, ORAS is gonna be guuuud.
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Mortris Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014
Wow. This insane. The awesome kind of insane. I haven't played Pokemon in ages, but I love taxonomy and Latin. Very nice! Mihi placet.
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shadowalex3000 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Is it okay if I use this for a fan-fiction. It'd be like Jurassic Park but with Pokemon. I'd give you full credit of course.
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ToddM Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Yeah that's fine. You can give credit by linking back to this list. I'm find with being credited as "ToddM."
Also, if you could link me to it when you're done, I would really appreciate it.
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shadowalex3000 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
You gonna do the rest of these?
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ToddM Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
I would like to, but I've been a bit too busy lately to jump into Gen III.
Once things calm down a bit, I'll come back to it.
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