Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • A variety of Ethiopian endemics can be found, including the critically endangered Walia ibex (Capra walie) and endangered mountain nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni).

    Ethiopian montane grasslands and woodlands

  • These high altitude ecoregions are especially known for their diversity of small mammals with over 10 near-endemic species, but also harbor notable near-endemic large mammals, such as the Walia ibex (Capra walie), the mountain nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni), and the gelada baboon (Theropithecus gelada).

    Ethiopian montane grasslands and woodlands

  • Other species, such as the endangered mountain nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni), do not show any obvious adaptations.

    Ethiopian montane moorlands

  • Near-endemic mammals include the critically endangered Walia ibex (Capra walie) (CR), the majority of which are found in the Simien Mountains National Park; the mountain nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni), the gelada baboon (Theropithecus gelada), and a number of other rodents and shrews.

    Ethiopian montane moorlands

  • Mountain nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni), Bale National Park, Ethiopia (Photograph by Miranda Mockrin)

    Ethiopian montane grasslands and woodlands

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