Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • A small Mexican shrew, Cryptotis nelsoni, first discovered in 1894, was not seen again until 2004.

    Shrew Rediscovered

  • Nelson pine (P. nelsoni) is also endemic to this ecoregion and considered near to endangered in status, while P. greggii and P. patula are simply endemic.

    Sierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests

  • The Santo Domingo trout is sometimes classified as the subspecies nelsoni.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • White-breasted Nuthatch (_S.c. nelsoni_ in northern Coahuila; _S.c. mexicana_ in southern Coahuila), Brown-throated Wren (_T.b. cahooni_ in northern Coahuila; _T.b. compositus_ in southern Coahuila), Crissal

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • _Ovis nelsoni_ a reputation for quick thinking, original reasoning and sound conclusions.

    The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals A Book of Personal Observations

  • Presently he located a few _Ovis nelsoni_ in the Avawatz Mountains near Death

    The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals A Book of Personal Observations

  • Wilson KL, Spraker TR, Miller MW, Zink RR, et al. (2003) Field validation and assessment of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detecting chronic wasting disease in mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), and Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni).

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) infected with chronic wasting disease.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Spraker TR, Balachandran A, Zhuang D, O'Rourke KI (2004) Variable patterns of distribution of PrP (CWD) in the obex and cranial lymphoid tissues of Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) with subclinical chronic wasting disease.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Birds include Black-throated magpie jay (Calocitta colliei), thick-billed kingbird (Tyrannus crassirostris), whiskered screech owl (Otus trichopsus), orange-fronted parakeet (Aratinga caniculanis), dwarf vireo (Vireo nelsoni), and black-polled yellowthroat (Geothlypis speciosa).

    Bajío dry forests

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