The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles


The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles

The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson
English | 2011 | ISBN: 1421401355 | 312 Pages | EPUB | 1.7 MB
Who was Richard Kemp, after whom the Kemp's ridley sea turtle is named? Is Wake's Gecko named after Berkeley's Marvalee Wake? Or perhaps her husband, David? Why do so many snakes and lizards have Werner in their name? This reference book answers these and thousands of other questions about the origins of the vernacular and scientific names of reptiles across the globe.

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