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Linnean

(lĭ-nē′ən)
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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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Indeed, in his annual report, Linnean Society president Thomas Bell commented on the lack of important innovations of late.
Papers of Darwin's theory of evolution is read for the first time at London's Linnean Society.
She convincingly demonstrates that these anti-evolution arguments are based on a failure to recognize that, because it was designed to classify modern organisms into categories, the Linnean classification scheme is ill equipped to recognize evolutionary lineages.
He was, however, well integrated into the community of scientists, and was a member of scientific organizations such as the Royal Zoological Society, the Royal Society and the Linnean Society.
CEN members are The Chagos Conservation Trust, The Linnean Society of London, The Marine Conservation Society, The Pew Environment Group, The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, The Royal Society, The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, The Zoological Society of London, and Professor Charles Sheppard of Warwick University.
On the afternoon of July 1, 1858, Charles Lyell (1797-1875) and Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911), two friends of a forty-nine-old man who had lost faith in the Bible, (1) presented two papers at a meeting of the Linnean Society of London.
Smith became the first president of the Linnean Society of London, and this society retains custody of the collections to this day.
Two examples of this interdependency are: (a) during the "age of exploration and empire," geographically extensive collecting depended on guns and traps, whereas naturalists used cameras in the "age of survey" (b) the binominal Linnean nomenclature of genus and species reduced the complexity of rapidly increasing data in the eighteenth and nineteenth century.
Published in the form of a two-page essay, the extract from the emperor's speech delivered on May 29 in English at the Linnean Society of London praises Linnaeus for providing a ''universal basis'' for taxonomy.
She is a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.
Smith became first president of The London Linnean Society where the collection has been housed ever since.