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  • a  of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
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  • 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.
    Nov. 20, 2013 - UC Riverside

  • Brian Hall in Bismarck Tribune
    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."
  • Brian Farrell in Boston Globe (registration)
    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."

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