Journal article

Naming mammals in Papua New Guinea - plea for inconsistency.

PD Dwyer

Science in New Guinea | University of Papua New Guinea | Published : 1983

Abstract

A comparison of the naming systems used for mammals by 2 Papua New Guinean societies - Rofaifo (Eastern Highlands Province) and Etolo (Southern Highlands Province) - is given to illustrate the difficulties in deciding upon common vernacular names.

University of Melbourne Researchers

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