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Latin names explained

a guide to the scientific classification of reptiles, birds & mammals

by A. F. Gotch

  • 159 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reptiles -- Nomenclature.,
  • Birds -- Nomenclature.,
  • Mammals -- Nomenclature.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGuide to the scientific classification of reptiles, birds & mammals, Scientific classification of reptiles, birds & mammals, Scientific classification of reptiles, birds and mammals
    StatementA.F. Gotch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL9 .G67 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination714 p. :
    Number of Pages714
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL817090M
    ISBN 100816033773
    LC Control Number95061608
    OCLC/WorldCa34588081


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Birders have many sources, an example being the Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names by James A. Jobling (Oxford, ), but other disciplines are not as fortunate. After doing much research, Gotch has brought together in one volume the /5(7).

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The Introductory section on science and philosophy of bird nomenclature describes several aspects like toponyms, eponyms, descriptive and other epithets, as well as the role of International Commission for Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN).

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Latin Names Explained A Guide to the Scientific Classification of Reptiles, Birds & Mammals (Book): Gotch, A. F.: Explains the system of classification started by the Swedish naturalist Carl von Linne in the 18th century, then sets out the Orders and Families of reptiles, birds, and mammals and describes the meaning of the Latin names of some 4, individual species.

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