Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • The forests contain more than 10 reptile and amphibian species including West African toad Bufo superciliaris and the frogs Cassina lamottei and Arthrolepis crusculum.

    Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

  • These are Mount Nimba otter shrew (Micropotamogale lamottei, EN), two species of white-toothed shrew (Crocidura obscurior and C. nimbae) and a species of leaf-nosed bat (Hipposideros marisae VU).

    Guinean montane forests

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