Definitions

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

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for English entomologist Thomas Vernon Wollaston.

Examples

  • Family Species Macropodidae Dendrolagus spadix Macropodidae Dorcopsis luctuosa Macropodidae Dorcopsis muelleri Pteropodidae Aproteles bulmerae Pteropodidae Nyctimene draconilla Emballonuridae Emballonura furax Rhinolophidae Hipposideros wollastoni Rhinolophidae Hipposideros muscinus Vespertilionidae Kerivoula muscina Molossidae Otomops papuensis Muridae Melomys lorentzi Muridae Melomys gracilis Muridae Pogonomelomys bruijni An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests

  • Family Species Perorictidae Echymipera clara Perorictidae Echymipera echinista Macropodidae Dorcopsis hageni* Macropodidae Dorcopsis muelleri Pteropodidae Nyctimene draconilla Emballonuridae Emballonura furax Rhinolophidae Hipposideros wollastoni Rhinolophidae Hipposideros edwardshill* Vespertilionidae Kerivoula muscina Molossidae Otomops secundus Muridae Paraleptomys rufilatus Muridae Hydromys hussoni Muridae Pogonomelomys mayeri An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Northern New Guinea lowland rain and freshwater swamp forests

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