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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • Too few specimens have been found to even confirm it as a distinct species, which means it's living under a borrowed scientific name - Hoplodactylus stephensi var. coromandel, "the Coromandel version of the Stephen's Island striped gecko" - even though it's clear to experts that it is morphologically and genetically distinct from its Stephen's Island cousin.

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  • There's ready supply of fresh recruits nearby, where an intern feeds a saucer of goat blood to a colony of Anopheles stephensi, one species of mosquito that transmits malaria.

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  • The effect of Plasmodium yoelii nigeriensis infection on the feeding persistence of Anopheles stephensi Liston throughout the sporogonic cycle.

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  • The effect of Plasmodium yoelii nigeriensis infection on the feeding persistence of Anopheles stephensi Liston throughout the sporogonic cycle.

    Parasite Rex

  • The effect of Plasmodium yoelii nigeriensis infection on the feeding persistence of Anopheles stephensi Liston throughout the sporogonic cycle.

    Parasite Rex

  • Endemic fish include the Malpelo barnacle-blenny Acanthenblemaria stephensi, Malpelo wrasse Halichoeres malpelo, pretty goby Chriolepis lepidotus, Rubinoff's triplefin Axoclinus rubinoffi and twinspot triplefin Lepidonectes bimaculata.

    Malpelo Island Flora and Fauna Sanctuary, Colombia

  • Construction and design standards, which could help reduce health risks (as demonstrated in the case of rooftop drinking water tanks in relation to A. stephensi breeding in Bombay) are often not observed.

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  • Ridgway (1904: 198) recorded _V.h. stephensi_ from Sierra

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (_P.c. amoenissima_), Hutton's Vireo (_V.h. stephensi_), Bell's Vireo (_V.b. medius_), Hartlaub's Warbler, Summer

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • Sierra del Carmen seem to be separate from _V.h. stephensi_ and _V.h. mexicanus_.

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

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