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Word: herpetologist

Definition: one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians


Sentences Containing 'herpetologist'

Both the specific name, "blanci", and the common name, Blanc's dwarf gecko, are in honor of French herpetologist Charles Pierre Blanc.
It was founded by Roger Conant (herpetologist) and a group of like-minded herpetologists in 1952.
Mr. Federico Valverde, the owner of the station is a former herpetologist from the University of Costa Rica who decided to protect these lands and offer them to the scientific community.
Sceloporus occidentalis taylori is a subspecies of the western fence lizard, commonly called the Sierra fence lizard. Several subspecies of the western fence lizard, a species of phrynosomatid lizard, are found in the far western part of North America.The subspecific epithet, "taylori", is in honor of American herpetologist Edward Harrison Taylor.
The following year, German herpetologist Johann Georg Wagler erected the genus "Coracopsis" for the Mascarene Parrot (which became "Coracopsis mascarina" under this system) and the Lesser Vasa Parrot ("Coracopsis nigra").
The specific name, "bahaeldini", is in honor of Egyptian zoologist Sherif M. Baha El Din, who is the husband of American-born herpetologist Mindy Baha El Din.
The specific name, "barani", is in honor of Turkish herpetologist ─░brahim Baran.
The specific name, "vanzoi", is in honor of Brazilian herpetologist Paulo Vanzolini.
Yehudah Leopold Werner (born 1931 in Munich) is an Israeli herpetologist and Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology).
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