Definitions

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  • adjective David (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms having English names of the form "David's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named David, especially Armand David.

Examples

  • Many animals are endemic to the region, and one Triassic relict water beetle, Amphizoa davidi, found in 1870, which was lost sight of, was rediscovered in 1995.

    The Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, China

  • The Sichuan wood owl Strix davidi is also present (D. Shepherd in litt, 2005).

    The Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, China

  • Family Common Name Species Phasianidae Orange-necked partridge* Arborophila davidi* Phasianidae Germain's peacock-pheasant Polyplectron germaini Timaliidae Grey-faced tit-babbler Macronous kelleyi An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Southeastern Indochina dry evergreen forests

  • The 455 bird species known from the ecoregion include two near-endemic species and one endemic species, the endangered orange-necked partridge (Arborophila davidi) (Table 2).

    Southeastern Indochina dry evergreen forests

  • Threatened bird species in these EBAs include white-eared night-heron (Gorsachius magnificus, EN), which occurs in southeastern China and north-eastern Vietnam, Edwards's pheasant (Lophura edwardsi, EN) of the wet evergreen forests in the Annamese Lowlands of Vietnam, orange-necked partridge (Arborophila davidi, EN) of the South Vietnamese Lowlands, and grey-crowned crocias (Crocias langbianis, EN) of Vietnam's Da Lat Plateau.

    Biological diversity in Indo-Burma

  • Family Species Perorictidae Echymipera davidi* Phalangeridae Phalanger lullulae* Macropodidae Dorcopsis atrata* Petauridae Dactylopsila tatei* Pteropodidae Nyctimene major Pteropodidae Pteropus pannietensis Vespertilionidae Kerivoula agnella Vespertilionidae Pipistrellus collinus Muridae Chiruromys forbesi An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Trobriand Islands rain forests

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