Definitions

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

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for zoologist George Albert Boulenger.

Examples

  • Some of these species occur at very high altitudes; for example, the Xizang alpine toad (Scutiger boulengeri) is found to elevations of more than 5,000 meters above sea level.

    Biological diversity in the mountains of Southwest China

  • These include the French Congo worm lizard (Cynisca bifrontalis), Haugh's worm lizard (Cynisca haughi), Boulenger's feylinia (Feylinia boulengeri), and the Cameroon racer (Poecilopholis cameronensis).

    Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests

  • The reptile fauna contains at least 10 species that are regarded as near-endemic to the ecoregion, but only a few are potentially confined to the Nama Karoo, including Karoo dwarf chameleon (Bradypodion karrooicum) and Boulenger's Padloper (Homopus boulengeri).

    Nama Karoo

  • A new cryptic frog species of the Mantidactylus boulengeri group with a divergent vocal sac structure.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Strictly endemic amphibians include Mauda River frog (Phrynobatrachus albomarginatus), Bouda River frog (P. scapularis), the Bamileke Plateau frog (Rana (Amnirana) longipes), Hymenochirus boulengeri and Ptychadena ingeri.

    Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic

  • A photo of the spiny frog Quasipaa boulengeri from the mountains of Sichuan, China, graces the issue's cover.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The species Quasipaa boulengeri is from the mountains of Sichuan, China.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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