Talk:Lithopod family

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I think "lithopod" might be derived from the Greek word "lithos", which means stone (as they consume stone) and "arthopod", which are insects/arachnids. If this is the case, it might be a good idea to make a trivia section about this. Thoughts? --PikminFanatic23

Agreed, but maybe we can get more solid confirmation. You say you're not 100% sure about that. {EspyoT} 06:49, 10 February 2012 (EST)
Well let's hear what the others have to say about this before actually confirming this thought. --PikminFanatic23
Seems pretty obvious and straightforward, yes, I guess you can add it if you wish.--Prezintenden
Okay, then I'll just do that then. --PikminFanatic23
See, that's what I don't particularly like. The sentence uses too many "likely" and "possibly due". This is a wiki about facts, not speculation. If those Greek words really mean what is stated, then that explanation is more than likely correct, and we don't need those speculative keywords. {EspyoT} 13:39, 12 February 2012 (EST)
I was thinking the same as I read through it. Just make sure it's true, then state 'this part of the latin name means this in Greek'. GP 15:07, 12 February 2012 (EST)
Oh, sorry. I'll fix it to make it non-speculative. --PikminFanatic23

It means "stone foot." It seems kind of silly to abbreviate "arthropod" as "pod" when pod already has its own meaning. Furthermore I'm 99% certain they were intended to be insects and not just that they resemble insects, so it would be weird to use arthropod in their family name because of a resemblance to...themselves. You are right about the first part though, and I think it's definitely worth mentioning in Trivia. Good catch. —Jimbo Jambo 10:07, 18 February 2012 (EST)


maybe all the adult ones died and the juviniles lived on? 04:58, October 16, 2011 (UTC)

When are we gonna add to the enemies and plants table? 18:57, June 18, 2013 (UTC)Brett krogh