Linnaean


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Linnaean

also

Linnean

(lĭ-nē′ən)
adj.
Of or relating to Carl Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification and binomial nomenclature that he originated.

Linnaean

Pertaining to the system of taxonomic classification and the binomial nomenclature widely used in medicine, in which the name of the genus (generic name) is followed by the name of the species (specific name). Examples are Staphylococcus aureus and Fasciola hepatica. (Carolus Linnaeus, or Carl von Linne, 1707–78, Swedish biologist)
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Seventeen of his most committed scholars became known as the "apostles." Thanks to Linnaeus's connections with the Swedish East India Company, his apostles explored the world and spread Linnaean taxonomy.
Subsequent research has identified many problems in providing an answer; the correspondence between divergence time and taxonomic level within the Linnaean hierarchy has been shown to be variable between taxa, between traits, and among molecular markers (Holt & Jonsson 2014, Kraichak et al.
In fact, Erasmus Darwin, Charlotte Smith, and Felicia Hemans each versified the botanical clock, producing different depictions and ideological agendas for this Linnaean device.
Linnaean taxonomy brought order and predictability to the study of the natural world; a more carefully theorized and operationalized approach to determining when U.S.
Linnaean botany influenced poets of the late eighteenth century, including both Charlotte Smith and Erasmus Darwin, whose verses aim to transmit the active experience and knowledge of botany through natural description.
Ross Clark's contribution on POc bird names in Chapter 6 follows the Linnaean classification system used to structure the book, although in Oceanic languages non-aquatic creatures are often classed with birds using a form of the term 'manu'.
In Linnaean taxonomy, moreover, some mollusks, like the clam, the oyster, and the mussel, are bivalves: invertebrate organisms housed by the shell, two hinged valves that open and close.
Indeed, the reviewer, probably John Templeton, another of the natural leaders circle, attacked Richardson for his refusal to use the universally recognized scientific Linnaean description of the grass as Agrostis stolonifera.
The minutiae of collecting and classification are absorbing: Daniel Solander, voyager with Cook, friend of Banks and a pupil of Carl Linnaeus, spent years classifying her shells on the Linnaean system.
The Linnaean system, assigning names to a species based on its supposedly uniform reproductive anatomy, was in trouble with fungi.
And yet this particular passage from Agamben is written in response to the rise of Linnaean taxonomy, which dates to the early eighteenth century.