linnean linnean

Definition(s):

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

News

  • Centuries Old Elephant Impostor Reclassified As African

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists using modern techniques to analyze ancient DNA and proteins determined that a 300-year-old Asian elephant is actually an African elephant . The team wrote in their study , which appeared in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, that this ancient specimen is likely the remains of a famous performing elephant from the 1600s ...
    on November 6, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  • It stemmed from a gnawing sense of urgency, and realisation that what Wilson calls "the great Linnean enterprise" -- the mapping of the Earth's entire biosphere -- has barely begun.
    on Aug 30, 2008 By: EO Wilson Source: AFP

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