Considering one or two women I’ve known over the years, I can almost see where they’re coming from. But I think they’re over-generalizing just a bit.
Not enough parasitic worms named after women, say experts
After scouring studies published between 2000 and 2020, a team of scientists studying parasitic organisms found that of the 596 species named after eminent scientists, only 111 were named after women.
Parasitologists have raised a ruckus over the fact that not enough newly discovered species of parasitic worms are being named after women.