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 (lə-märk′, lä-), Chevalier Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de 1744-1829.
French naturalist who developed an evolutionary theory that is now largely discredited.
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(French lamark)
(Biography) Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet (ʒɑ̃ batist pjɛr ɑ̃twan də mɔnɛ), Chevalier de Lamarck. 1744–1829, French naturalist. He outlined his theory of organic evolution (Lamarckism) in Philosophie Zoologique (1809)
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(ləˈmɑrk, lɑ-)

Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de, 1744–1829, French naturalist.
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Lamarck would have been delighted with this fact, had he known it, when speculating [7] (probably with more truth than usual with him) on the gradually acquired blindness of the Asphalax, a Gnawer living under ground, and of the Proteus, a reptile living in dark caverns filled with water; in both of which animals the eye is in an almost rudimentary state, and is covered by a tendinous membrane and skin.
I am surprised that no one has advanced this demonstrative case of neuter insects, against the well-known doctrine of Lamarck.
Absolutely revolutionary for almost all lines if thought was the gradual adoption by almost all thinkers of the theory of Evolution, which, partly formulated by Lamarck early in the century, received definite statement in 1859 in Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species.' The great modification in the externals of religious belief thus brought about was confirmed also by the growth of the science of historical criticism.
Designed by the renowned architect Bill Bensley, he's taken inspiration from the famous french naturalist Jean Baptiste Lamarck in the form of a 'University Lamarck' style resort.
1800 - French naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck gives lecture first outlining his theories of evolution.
Species COI Pycnodonteinae Empressostrea koslini (Huber & Lorenz 2007) Hyotissa hyotis (Linnaeus 1758) GQ166583 Hyotissa fischeri (Dall, 1914) Hyotissa imbrkata (Lamarck, 1819) AB076917 Hyotissa inermis (Sowerby II, 1871) Hyotissa megintyi (Harry 1985) Hyotissa numisma (Lamarck, 1819) Hyotissa quercina (Sowerby II, 1871) Hyotissa sinensis (Gmelin, 1791) Neopycnodonte cochlear (Poli, 1795) JF496772 Neopycnodonte zibrowii (Gofas, Salas & Taviani, 2009) Pycnodonte taniguchii (Hayami & Kase 1992) AB076916 Crassostreinae Crassostrea aequalorialis (d'Orbigny, 1846) Crassostrea angulata (Lamarck, 1819) KP216803 Crassostrea ariakensis (Fujita, 1913) KF272859 Crassostrea belcheri (G.
The last two chapters (8 and 9), "President Jefferson's Moose," and "Handing It On," introduce us to such biological luminaries as Buffon, Saint-Hilaire, Cuvier, and Lamarck. However, one looks in vain for a discussion of religion/science themes.
In the early 19th century, Lamarck suggested that all organisms contained an "adaptive force" that changed over their lives.
Lamarck's type specimen at P is annotated "Chanvre rapporte de l'Inde par M.
For example, Paracentrotus lividus (Lamarck) is preferred when it has yellow gonads which have a caviar-like appearance and a bittersweet flavor (Robbins et al., 1990).