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taxonomist

a specialist in taxonomy.
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Thus, we have recast the notion of essentialism to accommodate the a posteriori reasoning of taxonomists.
Several central metaphors appear in the pre-service teachers' essays on diversity including, diversity as an object of value; diversity as a guest in the inn; diversity as a construction project; teacher as taxonomist, archaeologist, and/or connoisseur; teacher as voyeur; and student as voyeur (see Figure 1).
Without the efforts and expertise of taxonomists such as Graham, ANFC curator Dr Peter Last, and their colleagues, many such intrigues of the deep would remain sealed in their alcoholic tombs.
CSIC has participated in the international research, conducted by 270 taxonomists from 32 countries.
The career of entomologist and taxonomist Karl Jordan (1861-1959), who described 3,426 new species over the course of his career, is used in this scientific biography by Johnson (science, technology, and society; U.
After being the only fish taxonomist in the Northern Territory for 28 years, she recently retired and moved to Queensland.
His life was devoted to his work and Karssen, who is a Nematode taxonomist at the Dutch Plant Protection Service and Nematode curator at Wageningen U.
From the perspective of a nonviral taxonomist, virologists might do well not to reinvent the wheel (7) but rather to adopt and use existing, conventional taxonomic structure, as in the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (3).
Pennisi (2001: 2304): "Under the traditional system, a taxonomist begins by assessing the physical characteristics .
Thanks to the work of Swedish taxonomist (expert in plant and animal classification) Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778), folks in the 19th century were treated to one of history's prettiest timepieces: the floral clock.
Such insights into the biology and behaviour of more than 60 Australasian cephalopod species are provided in the guide, which is written by University of Melbourne research fellow Dr Mark Norman, and taxonomist Dr Amanda Reid.
This presents the taxonomist with a perplexing problem - it is rather like knowing the identity of a butterfly but not of its caterpillar