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List of references to Pokémon in popular culture

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* '''Bulbasaurus phylloxyron''', a species of dicynodonts (precursors to early mammals) discovered in January 2017. Although officially named after the bulbous shape of its nose, the scientist who named the species made several reference to Pokémon on twitter while presenting the species. In addition, phylloxyron literally means "Razor Leaf". <ref name="Synapsid article">[http://blogs.plos.org/paleocomm/2017/01/31/synapsida-gotta-catch-em-all/ Synapsida – Gotta catch ‘em all!]</ref><ref name="Real-life taxonomic influence">[https://peerj.com/articles/2913/ An early geikiid dicynodont from the ''Tropidostoma'' Assemblage Zone (late Permian) of South Africa]</ref>
* '''Chilicola {{p|Charizard}}''', a species of stem-nesting bee, which received its name in May 2016.<ref>[http://zookeys.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=7731 A revision of ''Chilicola'' (''Heteroediscelis''), a subgenus of xeromelissine bees (Hymenoptera, Colletidae) endemic to Chile: taxonomy, phylogeny, and biogeography, with descriptions of eight new species]</ref>
* '''{{wp|Pikachurin}}''', a protein discovered by Japanese researches in 2008, which helps carry electrical impulses from the eyes to the brain and named it. The name refers to the Pokémon and to the protein possessing "lightning-fast moves and shocking electric effects".
* '''Pokemon''' was the temporary name of gene {{wp|Zbtb7}}. The name officially stood for "POK erythroid myeloid ontogenic factor".
* '''Stentorceps weedlei''' is the scientific classification of a species of wasps, received scientific classification. The species shares with {{p|Weedle}} the distinctive feature of having a spinespike in the middle of its head.<ref>[http://www.waspweb.org/Cynipoidea/Figitidae/Eucoilinae/Stentorceps/Stentorceps_weedlei.htm ''Stentorceps weedlei'' Nielsen & Buffington]</ref>
 
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