linnaean linnaean

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed

News

  • Awards and Honors

    UCR has won the 2013 Linnaean Games, a national trivia competition held at the annual meetings of the Entomological Society of America (ESA). UC Riverside faced Mississippi State University in the finals on Nov. 13 in Austin, Texas.
    on November 20, 2013     Source: UC Riverside

Quotes

  1. "It was an eye-opening experience," said Hall. "My biology class was really very simple and macro. What did we do? We studied the Linnaean classification system. There was nothing molecular."
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Brian Hall Source: Bismarck Tribune

  2. "The Latin names are longer and unpronounceable, but there's no confusion," Farrell said. "The common names are easier, but they're less exact. This is why we invented the Linnaean system."
    on Nov 12, 2006 By: Brian Farrell Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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