Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • Modern classification considers “crescentis,” “bathoecetor,” “jordani,” and “declivifrons” as synonyms of Oncorhynchus clarki clarki—that is, names published for the same species or subspecies after the first or original description of the name clarki in 1836.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Modern classification considers “crescentis,” “bathoecetor,” “jordani,” and “declivifrons” as synonyms of Oncorhynchus clarki clarki—that is, names published for the same species or subspecies after the first or original description of the name clarki in 1836.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The name clarki is based on the coastal cutthroat trout; thus when the species is divided into subspecies the coastal cutthroat becomes Oncorhynchus clarki clarki because this subspecies is the “type” first described of the species.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The name clarki is based on the coastal cutthroat trout; thus when the species is divided into subspecies the coastal cutthroat becomes Oncorhynchus clarki clarki because this subspecies is the “type” first described of the species.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • The name clarki is based on the coastal cutthroat trout; thus when the species is divided into subspecies the coastal cutthroat becomes Oncorhynchus clarki clarki because this subspecies is the “type” first described of the species.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Modern classification considers “crescentis,” “bathoecetor,” “jordani,” and “declivifrons” as synonyms of Oncorhynchus clarki clarki—that is, names published for the same species or subspecies after the first or original description of the name clarki in 1836.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • In his chapter on the Snake River, Montgomery discusses the Snake River finespotted cutthroat trout and provides the descriptive information from my monograph under the name Oncorhynchus clarki behnkei.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • In his chapter on the Snake River, Montgomery discusses the Snake River finespotted cutthroat trout and provides the descriptive information from my monograph under the name Oncorhynchus clarki behnkei.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Subsequently the westslope cutthroat earned the name Oncorhynchus clarki lewisi in honor of both Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Subsequently the westslope cutthroat earned the name Oncorhynchus clarki lewisi in honor of both Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

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