Troglodytes troglodytes


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Noun1.Troglodytes troglodytes - small wren of coniferous forests of northern hemisphereTroglodytes troglodytes - small wren of coniferous forests of northern hemisphere
jenny wren, wren - any of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails; they feed on insects
genus Troglodytes, Troglodytes - type genus of the Troglodytidae
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A troglodytes troglodytes lives in the dry–stone wall enclosing our garden, the long, proper name for the wren, one of our smallest residents.
There's an article on the amorous toads of Howick pond and another on Troglodytes Troglodytes, the Latin name for the tiny wren which was surely dreamt up by someone with a great sense of humour.
Transmission of SIV from one subspecies of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) to hunters (through cuts) occurred repeatedly, but rarely, over hundreds of years.
The closest relatives of HIV-1 are simian immunodeficiency viruses (SIVs), specifically SIVcpz and SIVgor in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) and gorillas (Gorilla gorilla), respectively, from west-central Africa (2,3).
The Latin name for a wren, Troglodytes troglodytes, means 'cave dweller', which reflects their choice of nest-site, under the thick cover of hedgerows and thickets.