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  • adjective Schmidt (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms having English names of the form "Schmidt's ..."


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


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  • Other primate species include black-and-white colobus Colobus guereza, red-tailed guenon C. ascanius schmidti, blue guenon C. mitis mitis, vervet C. aethiops, and olive baboon Papio anubis plus nocturnal prosimians.

    Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda 2009

  • Along the Atrek river down to its delta, one finds the Central Asian otter (Lutra lutra), jungle cat (Felis chaus), wild boar (Sus scrofa), turtles (Emys orbicularis, Mauremys caspica), and Coluber schmidti.

    Caspian lowland desert 2008


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