Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • This cicada I photographed last summer has finally been identified on BugGuide. net as Tibicen tibicen or T. chloromera or T. davisi.

    Archive 2009-03-01

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