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


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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for the Italian naturalist Leonardo Fea.


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  • In particular, they support breeding populations of Feaes (or Cape Verde) petrel (Pterodroma feae), which is a near-endemic breeder in this ecoregion.

    Cape Verde Islands dry forests 2008

  • Numerous other mammals are of conservation significance, primarily the elusive and endemic Fea's muntjac (Muntiacus feae) (Table 1).

    Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests 2008

  • Other threatened mammals include Asiatic wild dog Cuon alpinus (V), tiger Panthera tigris, leopard Panthera pardus (black forms being as commonly seen as spotted), clouded leopard Neofelis nebulosa (V), Asian elephant Elephas maximus, estimated to number 150-200 animals, Asian tapir Tapirus indicus (rarely seen, but tracks are common in parts of the sanctuary) and Fea's muntjac Muntiacus feae.

    Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand 2008

  • Both species, as well as Fea's petrel (Pterodroma feae), are considered globally threatened.

    Madeira evergreen forests 2008

  • Based on what my husband told me, your colleague at the University of Durham seems to believe that the snakes represent the Azemiops feae viper?

    Blowback Brad Thor 2005

  • Unfortunately, because of the rarity of this snake, there are no test kits or special instruments available for the conclusive identification of the presence of Azemiops feae venom.

    Blowback Brad Thor 2005

  • From what my husband tells me, Azemiops feae is an East Asian viper.

    Blowback Brad Thor 2005

  • Harvath wondered what category the modern world might eventually be forced to put Azemiops feae in.

    Blowback Brad Thor 2005

  • “Are you saying that replicating poisonous snakes on arrow shafts and depicting Azemiops feae vipers on breastplates could be used to scare the enemy and embolden your own troops at the same time?”

    Blowback Brad Thor 2005

  • “As for the symptoms beyond the known effects of Azemiops feae venom,” added Jillian, “what we may be seeing here is something the scientific community occasionally refers to as duplexing.”

    Blowback Brad Thor 2005


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