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J Jackson, F. J. Jackson’s Centipede Eater Aparallactus jacksonii Günther, 1888 Jackson’s Black Tree Snake Thrasops jacksoni Günther, 1895 Jackson’s Chameleon Chamaeleo jacksonii Boulenger, 1896 Jackson’s Forest Lizard Adolfus jacksoni Boulenger, 1899 Sir Frederick John Jackson (1859–1929) was an English administrator, diplomat, explorer, naturalist, and ornithologist. He led the British East Africa Company expedition to explore the new Kenya colony (1889), becoming its first Governor. He was also Governor of Uganda (1911–1918). He wrote The Birds of Kenya Colony and the Uganda Protectorate (published posthumously, 1938). Five mammals and nine birds are named after him. Jackson, G. Jackson’s Lerista Lerista jacksoni L. A. Smith and Adams, 2007 Gregory Jackson is a layout artist who since 1976 has been responsible for the design of many of the Western Australian Museum’s publications. Jackson, J. F. Jackson’s Fathead Anole Enyalius perditus Jackson, 1978 James Frederick Jackson (b. 1943) is a zoologist and paleontologist. He wrote “Differentiation in the Genera Enyalius and Strobilurus (Iguanidae): Implications for Pleistocene Climatic Changes in Eastern Brazil” (1978). Jacobi Chapa Mountain Keelback Opisthotropis jacobi Angel and Bourret, 1933 Dr. Arnold F. V. Jacobi (1870–1948) was an entomologist who was Professor at Technische Hochschule and Director, Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden (1906–1937). He was in Tonkin (Vietnam) around 1900. He wrote Mimikry und Verwandte Erscheinungen (1913). Jacobsen Jacobsen’s Worm Snake Leptotyphlops jacobseni Broadley and Broadley, 1999 Dr. Niels H. G. Jacobsen is a South African who worked for the Transvaal Chief Directorate, Nature and Environmental Conservation (1975–1995). Since 1995 he has been a freelance ecological consultant and herpetologist. His doctoral thesis (1989) so impressed Broadley that he named the snake after him. He wrote Remarkable Reptiles of South Africa (2005). Jacobson Jacobson’s Bamboo Snake Pseudoxenodon inornatus jacobsoni van Lidth de Jeude, 1922 Jacobson’s Gecko Cnemaspis jacobsoni Das, 2005 Edward Richard Jacobson (1870–1944) was a Dutch businessman and skilled amateur naturalist. He was manager of a trading company in Java, but he also lived for some years in Sumatra. He made extensive collections for Dutch museums, leaving his business (1910) to devote himself to natural history. His main interest was entomology , but he collected other taxa types too. He died in an internment camp during the Japanese occupation. Jacova Velvet Gecko sp. Oedura jacovae Couper, Keim and Hoskin 2007 This is one of those made-up binomials so beloved of zoologists: it stands for Jeanette Adelaide Covacevich (q.v.). Jaeger Jaeger’s Ground Snake Liophis jaegeri Günther, 1858 Dr. Georg Friedrich Jäger (1785–1866) was a paleontologist who studied in Paris under Cuvier. He practiced as a physician in Stuttgart, where he and Kaup collaborated over excavations in Baden-Württemburg and he started cataloguing the contents of the King of BadenW ürttemburg’s “cabinet” (1835). He wrote Über die fossilen Reptilien welche in Württemberg aufgefunden worden (1828). Jagor Jagor’s Water Snake Enhydris jagorii Peters, 1863 Jagor’s Sphenomorphus Sphenomorphus jagori Peters, 1864 Professor Dr. Fedor Jagor (1817–1900) was a German ethnographer and naturalist who traveled in Asia, including the Philippines, collecting for Museum für Naturkunde Berlin in the second half of the 19th century. He wrote Reisen in den Philippinen (1873). Two mammals are named after him. Jalla Jalla’s Sand Snake Psammophis jallae Peracca, 1896 Worm Lizard sp. Tomuropeltis jallae Peracca, 1910 [Junior syn. of Dalophia pistillum Boettger, 1895] Rev. Luigi Jalla was an Italian missionary in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Peracca wrote (1886) that Jalla collected reptiles and amphibians “along the road from Kazangula to Bulawayo.” James James’ Tree Iguana Liolaemus jamesi Boulenger, 1891 Henry Berkeley James (1846–1892) was a British business- jarnold 133 man who spent nearly 20 years in Chile. He began work as a clerk in Valparaíso and became Manager of a saltpeter mine near the Peruvian border (1871). He narrowly escaped death when an earthquake and tidal wave destroyed his home. He first collected Lepidoptera after a mule journey to the remote Chanchamayo in central Peru, where he went to see its endemic birds. Following the war between Chile and Peru and Bolivia over saltpeter mining (1879), he left for England, returning to Chile once more (1881) before retiring to England (1885). A bird is named after him. Jameson Jameson’s Mamba Dendroaspis jamesoni Traill, 1843 Professor Robert Jameson (1774–1854) was a mineralogist , geologist, and naturalist who studied mining at Freiburg (1800) and was Regius Professor...

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ISBN
9781421402277
Related ISBN
9781421401355
MARC Record
OCLC
794700413
Pages
312
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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