Carolus Linnaeus

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Noun1.Carolus Linnaeus - Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)Carolus Linnaeus - Swedish botanist who proposed the modern system of biological nomenclature (1707-1778)
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The German cockroach did not originate in Germany but was nicknamed so owing to its scientific name -- Blatella germanica -- given to it by the Swedish Taxnomer, Carl Linneaus. Its origin has been traced to Africa and Southeast Asia with at least a million year lineage.