Thread: Xolmiini
View Single Post
Old Thursday 4th June 2020, 20:35   #6
Taxonomy and zoological nomenclature
LeNomenclatoriste's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Neurodiversityland
Posts: 961
Etymology.—The generic name, from
the stem of the genitive syrtidos (sandbar
or sandbank) Latinized from Greek and
the Latin cola (dweller), when combined
with the species name fluviatilis (riverine),
indicates that this species inhabits sandbars along rivers. The name is masculine in
LeNomenclatoriste is online now  
Reply With Quote