Definitions

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

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Günther, but especially for zoologist Albert Günther.

Examples

  • Two remaining species, Sphenodon punctatus and S. guntheri, are confined to 30 predator-free offshore islands where the New Zealand Department of Conservation is hoping the species 'small populations will rebound.

    Biological diversity in New Zealand

  • Another island-isolated species has diverged so that both tuatara (Sphenadon punctatus) and Brother Islands tuatara (S. guntheri) are found here.

    Richmond temperate forests

  • In the wetter areas, we find amphibians like the "maco pempém" (Bufo marinus) and endemic "bufónido" (Pelthophryne guntheri).

    Enriquillo wetlands

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