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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Today, 15:25
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Posted By Taphrospilus
Pytilia melba jessei Shelley, 1903

Just a start for discussion.

OD of Pytilia melba jessei Shelley, 1903 here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114181#page/451/mode/1up).

The Eponym Dictionary of Birds claims:




OK with...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Today, 09:14
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By Taphrospilus
Is faroensis as well in the new BOW Key? I asked...

Is faroensis as well in the new BOW Key? I asked as it was not present in The Helm dictionary of scientific bird names...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Today, 07:03
Replies: 23
Views: 2,666
Posted By Taphrospilus
Cyphorhinus arada modulator

I am wondering about the publication date of Cyphorhinus arada modulator. IOC World bird list here (https://www.worldbirdnames.org/bow/sugarbirds/) claims 1838. I personally tink OD here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 19th October 2020, 11:17
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Taphrospilus
Maybe with this information here...

Maybe with this information here (https://data.bnf.fr/en/15729277/eugene_thirion/) a step further to find her? But as he died in Caracas here (https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k523091s/f4) I...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 19th October 2020, 09:43
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By Taphrospilus
Calamonastes stierlingi irwini (Smithers & Paterson, 1956)

OD Calamonastes stierlingi irwini here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/125531#page/161/mode/1up)



So no doubt The Eponym Dictionary of Birds seems correct



Only thing to add is that he...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 18th October 2020, 14:21
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Views: 136
Posted By Taphrospilus
For me it looks like he started his career as an...

For me it looks like he started his career as an architect e.g. his The Monroe study: the story of a town in transition (https://lib.mit.edu/record/cat00916a/mit.001335812) and published for the...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 18th October 2020, 07:50
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Taphrospilus
Yes, it seems his middle name. Probably born in...

Yes, it seems his middle name. Probably born in Hartford, Connecticut.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 17th October 2020, 18:23
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Taphrospilus
Falcipennis canadensis isleibi Dickerman & Gustafson, 1996

Just to start. In here (https://archive.westernfieldornithologists.org/archive/V48/48(4)-p214-p293.pdf) p. 214 footnote we can read:



The OD Dickerman, R. W., and J. Gustafson. 1996. The Prince of...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 17th October 2020, 16:54
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Posted By Taphrospilus
Suiriri islerorum. Zimmer, KJ, Whittaker & Oren, 2001

OD of Suiriri islerorum here (https://sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/auk/v118n01/p00056-p00078.pdf) but a synonym for Suiriri affinis.

No doubt to whom the honor goes:



But full...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 16th October 2020, 20:27
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Taphrospilus
Sorry I am often to quick in posting. And of...

Sorry I am often to quick in posting. And of course I am focused at the moment on the Eponym Dictionary of Birds as the key isn't available online. But I go randomly through the pages with for me...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 16th October 2020, 12:06
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Taphrospilus
Minor on Sula dactylatra fullagari O'Brien & Davies, 1990

OD of Sula dactylatra fullagari O'Brien & Davies, 1990: Marine Ornithology 18: 2 here (http://www.marineornithology.org/PDF/18/MO_1990_01.pdf)

So The Eponym Dictionary of Birds...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 16th October 2020, 08:07
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Views: 26,567
Posted By Taphrospilus
Maybe something interessting on Ebay in...

Maybe something interessting on Ebay in relationship with his life Tranche inscrite en creux: A JULES BOURCIER - CULTURE DU MURIER 1836 - Poinçon: Lampe antique...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 16th October 2020, 07:34
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By Taphrospilus
And who ist the brother W. F. Francis (d.1900) ?

And who ist the brother W. F. Francis (d.1900) ?
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 15th October 2020, 14:50
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By Taphrospilus
Erythrocercus livingstonei francisi Sclater, WL, 1898

OD of Erythrocercus livingstonei francisi here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101092#page/498/mode/1up).

I just want give the name for discussion as I have no clue if The Eponym...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 15th October 2020, 05:15
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Taphrospilus
Regarding 1890. Consider that he would have...

Regarding 1890. Consider that he would have written in 1892 ca 2 years old Monograph of the North American Species of Tachytes (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7804266#page/266/mode/1up).
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 14th October 2020, 20:51
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Taphrospilus
https://naturetravelbirding.com/2020/02/03/bird-of...

https://naturetravelbirding.com/2020/02/03/bird-of-the-week-foxs-weaver/ claimes Harold Munroe Fox. No clue if this is correct. At least T. V, will not match at all. I doubt even that he was in...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 14th October 2020, 20:45
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Taphrospilus
The years seems to be fine...

The years seems to be fine http://sdei.senckenberg.de/biographies/information.php?id=8867&sprache=_englisch or at least we can find them in the database of the Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 14th October 2020, 15:14
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Taphrospilus
Thank's. William Joseph Fox (November 21, 1872 -...

Thank's.

William Joseph Fox (November 21, 1872 - August 24, 1947)

At least for me over and out.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 14th October 2020, 12:18
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Taphrospilus
Cranioleuca vulpina foxi Bond & Meyer de Schauensee, 1940

Cranioleuca vulpina foxi OD here (https://books.google.de/books?id=NCp70IXGAgYC&printsec=frontcover) p. 5



All in accordance with The Eponym Dictionary of Birds...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 14th October 2020, 11:36
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Taphrospilus
Calamornis foxi Sclater, WL 1927

OD of Calamornis foxi here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/125300#page/156/mode/1up).

I can go with what's written in The Eponym Dictionary of Birds...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 14th October 2020, 11:15
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Taphrospilus
Geositta rufipennis fragai Nores, 1986

OD of Geositta rufipennis fragai we can find here (https://bibliotecadigital.exactas.uba.ar/download/hornero/hornero_v012_n04_p262.pdf) p. 263-264.



If we follow the entry in The Eponym Dictionary...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 14th October 2020, 06:29
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Taphrospilus
Here (http://www.faunaparaguay.com/1939.pdf) p. 3...

Here (http://www.faunaparaguay.com/1939.pdf) p. 3 of 47 as well as Guillermo Fóster.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 13th October 2020, 09:49
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Taphrospilus
:t::t::t:

:t::t::t:
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 12th October 2020, 19:13
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Views: 9,903
Posted By Taphrospilus
Thank's :t:.

Thank's :t:.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 12th October 2020, 12:52
Replies: 33
Views: 9,903
Posted By Taphrospilus
What about Oceanites nereis chubbi...

What about Oceanites nereis chubbi (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/223654#page/42/mode/1up) probably a syn of Garrodia nereis?
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