Definitions

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  • adjective Agassizi (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Agassizi's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Agassizi.

Examples

  • The threatened desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) makes its home in burrows and frequents desert oases, washes, and riverbanks throughout the Sonoran.

    Sonoran desert

  • Desert Tortoise ( '' Gopherus agassizii ''), Nevada, United States.

    Mojave desert

  • Both the Shoshones and the coyotes are fond of the flesh of Gopherus agassizii, the turtle that by feeding on buds, going without drink, and burrowing in the sand through the winter, contrives to live a known period of twenty-five years.

    The Land of Little Rain

  • Both the Shoshones and the coyotes are fond of the flesh of Gopherus agassizii, the turtle that by feeding on buds, going without drink, and burrowing in the sand through the winter, contrives to live a known period of twenty-five years.

    The Land of Little Rain

  • Gopherus agassizii, which live a century and spend most of their lives underground.

    Biologists scour Mojave in desert tortoise roundup - latimes.com

  • The U.S. Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Moreno Valley, CA has a requirement for non-personal research and specialized skill services to evaluate the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) for clinical signs of health and disease.

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  • (Chelonia agassizii), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) and Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) turtles.

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  • There are also hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricatus (CR), black turtle Chelonia agassizii (EN), olive ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea (EN), leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea (EN) and loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta (EN).

    Malpelo Island Flora and Fauna Sanctuary, Colombia

  • The native range of California’s threatened desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) includes the Mojave and Colorado deserts.

    Mojave desert

  • Opisthoteuthis agassizii Richard Younge / Michael Vecchione / Roger Villanueva, Tree of Life project, 2002.

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