Icon & color for prokaryota

#1

Any chance we could get an icon and map marker color for prokaryotes? Right now it’s still a question mark/gray/unknown…

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/21597919

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#2

Yes, and one for Bacteria, and one for Viruses. Thanks.

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#3

Anyone have suggestions for colors?

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#4

Looks like the only colors not already spoken for are orange, yellow, and black. Yellow would probably have some visibility issues. Maybe also a darker blue (than vertebrates), or a lighter pink (than Fungi).

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#5

There are lots of intermediate or mixed colors, not all of which have common names, but any of which might work as long as the color shade is not easily confused with another major taxon.

Whatever works is fine with me. Even various shades of brown, purple-ish brown, Yellowish-brown, beige and so on. Various grays would also be OK, silvery grey, yellowish grey, lilac-grey…

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#6

I agree. It is confusing to have both unknown and grafted taxa labeled as gray. Yellow would probably have visibility issues as @jdmore mentioned, but I like the idea of a lilac.

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