translations

Gerard Tromp tromp at NOSPAM.sanger.med.wayne.edu
Mon Apr 21 09:33:08 EST 1997


utwe0000 at stud.uni-sb.de wrote:
> 
> Bert van de Kmap <invy at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Hi Bert,
> sorry, I'm german, and most of these english names are unknown to me. But
> maybe I can help you with one or the other.
> : These are the English common names:
> 
> : Eastern spadefoot toad (SCAPHIOPUS HOLBROOKII)
Good going except for the next one here -- arum below is a plant. The
arum "lily" is of the genus Xanthedescia (sp?).
> : Elephant ear arum (?; African E.= Loxodonta africana,
>                       2 subspecies: L.a. africana, L.a. cyclotis
> 
>                       Asian E.= Elephas maximus, 4 subspecies: E.m.
>                       bengalensis, maximus, sumatranus, hirsutus)
> : Lion (Panthera leo)
> : ants (Formicidae) , or do "Lion" and "ants" belong together and mean the
> ant-eating insect? Then it's called: MYRMELEON FORMICARIUS
> 
> : northern spotted owl (Bubo africanus? german expression is only "spotted
> owl")
> 
> It's not so much, but I hope, I could help at least a little.
> 
>   Greetings   Ute

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