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taxonomist

a specialist in taxonomy.
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In exchange for a scholarship grant, he worked as the university science department's collector and taxonomist.
The appendix includes a job survey of working taxonomists, a glossary of existing terminologies, thorough citations from recent literature and web resources, and a comprehensive index.
CSIC has participated in the international research, conducted by 270 taxonomists from 32 countries.
This gives a greater flexibility to the taxonomist who can make sure of the most up-to-date taxonomic and synonymic information and utilize many available multimedia tools such as high-resolution digital images and interactive maps of species distribution.
The famous Swedish taxonomist Carl Linnaeus gave the plant the genus name "trillium" (from the Latin prefix "tri," meaning three) because it has three of each of the following: leaf, sepal, flower petal, cells of the ovary, and ribs of the berries.
What I found most interesting was her description of the jobs she thought she was qualified for: taxonomist, records manager, researcher, or librarian.
Gleason was a taxonomist, well known as an author of "Manual of Vascular Plants".
McIntyre will write his Taxonomist column for our Web site, and he will still appear in the print magazine with occasional dispatches and features.
Humanity's attempts to agree on the naming of plants (and thus begin to impose order upon the unruly natural world), let alone on their grouping into categories, were only rationalised during the 18th century by the great Swedish taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus.
Beyond arbitrating between good and bad art, I became a taxonomist, attempting to catalogue and evaluate the various gestures and structural devices at play.
A taxonomist might demur at the chalk and cheese nature of the keywords--from specific projects to the founder's biography and mug shot to ftp and email information.
There are more fishing boats in remote zones now, and we're frequently receiving fish that are new to science,' ANFC taxonomist Gordon Yearsley says.