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The eponym dictionary of amphibians

The eponym dictionary of amphibians

Author: Bo Beolens; Michael Watkins; Michael Grayson
Publisher: Exeter : Pelagic Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
New species of animal and plant are being discovered all the time. When this happens, the new species has to be given a scientific, Latin name in addition to any common, vernacular name. In either case the species may be named after a person, often the discoverer but sometimes an individual they wished to honour or perhaps were staying with at the time the discovery was made. Species names related to a person are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians
Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bo Beolens; Michael Watkins; Michael Grayson
ISBN: 9781907807428 190780742X 9781907807442 1907807446 9781907807435 1907807438
OCLC Number: 1322825993
Notes: Notice rédigée d'après la consultation, 2022-06-03.
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L'impression du document génère : 262 pages.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson.


Following the success of their Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles, the authors have joined forces to give amphibians a similar treatment. They have tracked down 1,609 honoured individuals and composed for  Read more...


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Beolens, Watkins, and Grayson (all, independent scholars) offer a directory of living amphibians whose scientific or common name is derived from a person's name. The directory is arranged Read more...

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