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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 5th June 2019, 21:23
Replies: 82
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Posted By mb1848
Platyrinchinae = Platyrhynchides Sundevall...

Platyrinchinae = Platyrhynchides Sundevall 1836.
https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107409#page/83/mode/1up .
Berlepsch (1907: 482) recognized Ihering's Euscarthminae,
although calling it...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 4th June 2019, 19:23
Replies: 82
Views: 28,859
Posted By mb1848
696985696984 QUOTE]Metopothrichinae Wolters...

696985696984

QUOTE]Metopothrichinae Wolters 1977 and Xenerpestinae Wolters 1977. But I strongly suspect -- although I have not seen the actual work -- that these would prove to be nude as well, as...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 31st May 2019, 16:24
Replies: 103
Views: 30,430
Posted By mb1848
Fascinating Laurent! I was wondering the...

Fascinating Laurent!
I was wondering the identity of Larus (Gavina) lacrymosus (Licht.) Bruch 1853 from the Indian Ocean.
https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/49195#page/114/mode/1up .
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 31st May 2019, 16:04
Replies: 103
Views: 30,430
Posted By mb1848
I was wondering about Avelarus Herrera 1899?? I...

I was wondering about Avelarus Herrera 1899??
I think he only put franklinii in it.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 31st May 2019, 14:37
Replies: 103
Views: 30,430
Posted By mb1848
Gavina Bp. has canus (Common) , kamchatchensis...

Gavina Bp. has canus (Common) , kamchatchensis and bruchii [occidentalis](Mew) , and zonorhynchus Richardson = delawarensis Ord...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 30th May 2019, 22:17
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
Pitalla: Key: ...

Pitalla:
Key: https://www.hbw.com/dictionary/definition/pitalla .
Richmond Generic names applied to birds 1916-1922.
Pitalla L. Navas, Bol. Soc. Aragonesa Ciencias Nat. iX no. 4, April 1910, p. 98. ...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 28th May 2019, 22:45
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
This makes sense and is better than mutated...

This makes sense and is better than mutated smells.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 28th May 2019, 16:26
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
Mutevodia. Key:...

Mutevodia.
Key: https://www.hbw.com/dictionary/key-to-scientific-names-in-ornithology?name=Mutevodia .
Mut- from mutare? and Evodia (Greek Εὐοδία, meaning unclear, but possibly "sweet fragrance". ...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 27th May 2019, 19:57
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
leocadiae: Key: Leocadia was St. Gregory’s...

leocadiae:
Key:

Leocadia was St. Gregory’s paternal grandmother wife of Georgius. She came from the family of Senator Leocadius of Bourges Gregory traced back Leocadius’ family to Vettius...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 25th May 2019, 19:36
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By mb1848
Thank you Björn for the reference to Petiver. I...

Thank you Björn for the reference to Petiver. I had never heard of him. A small clue that Albin had access to foriegn animal specimens as asked in the second of your links about Albin's Hempstead...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 24th May 2019, 18:44
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
. Harcourt in 1851 said: The Gray Wagtail is...

. Harcourt in 1851 said: The Gray Wagtail is very common, frequenting the cisterns attached to houses, as well as the streams, where, from its
familiar habits amongst the washerwomen, it has been...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 23rd May 2019, 17:24
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
Please see...

Please see...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 19th May 2019, 05:30
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
Key: hectoris Gr. myth. Hector, Prince of Troy,...

Key:
hectoris Gr. myth. Hector, Prince of Troy, son of King Priam, slain by Achilles and dragged thrice around the walls of Troy (syn. Lophornis ornatus).
OD:...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 15th May 2019, 15:37
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
Helena Mary Ann Oates (born Blythe) I'm just not...

Helena Mary Ann Oates (born Blythe) I'm just not convinced. I kid. How could Mr. Jobling and I miss the so obvious wife of Oates?
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 14th May 2019, 18:15
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
helenae: Key "Eponym; dedicatee not yet...

helenae: Key
"Eponym; dedicatee not yet identified (Oates 1883, Ibis, 136); perhaps a relative of the donor Col. T. Lowndes, Political Resident at Bhamo, Kachin, Burma (syn. Polyplectron...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 14th May 2019, 17:50
Replies: 24
Views: 3,806
Posted By mb1848
Correction to ‘The genetic basis and enigmatic...

Correction to ‘The genetic basis and enigmatic origin of melanic polymorphism in pomarine skuas (Stercorarius pomarinus)’ (2018)
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2018.0518 .
These...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 13th May 2019, 00:28
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
In the 2015 thread about cornelia Salvidori and...

In the 2015 thread about cornelia Salvidori and another thread Martin mentions Cornelia Craveri who married someone named Salvadori not Thomassa. The connection to her and T. Salvadori is that in...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 12th May 2019, 23:49
Replies: 60
Views: 10,691
Posted By mb1848
The date for Nesotriccus is July 1895. ...

The date for Nesotriccus is July 1895.
https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/85041#page/185/mode/1up .
But what is the date of...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 11th May 2019, 18:39
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
Thanks Björn for finding the OD of the moth. ...

Thanks Björn for finding the OD of the moth. That inspired Mr. Jobling.
Key:
cornelia
Eponym; dedicatee not yet identified (Salvadori 1878, Atti Reale Accad. Sci. Torino, 13, 319); perhaps after a...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 11th May 2019, 03:04
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
cornelia. Key: "Eponym; dedicatee not yet...

cornelia.
Key: "Eponym; dedicatee not yet identified (Salvadori 1878, Atti Reale Accad. Sci. Torino, 13, 319); perhaps after a relative of Count Salvadori (OD per Björn Bergenholtz) (subsp. Leptocoma...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 9th May 2019, 23:15
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By mb1848
mouki Link to earlier thoughts on...

mouki
Link to earlier thoughts on BF:
https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=3504429 .
Mouki child of song.…named by Mathews for reasons best known to himself—none of his lists elaborated on this...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 9th May 2019, 22:50
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
legerli Koelz 1939 Etymology undiscovered In a...

legerli Koelz 1939 Etymology undiscovered
In a 2018 publication bird described as Legerl's Malabar Trogon. I'm not sure legerli is an...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 9th May 2019, 19:47
Replies: 198
Views: 52,545
Posted By mb1848
I like Limestone Sabrewing because limestone is...

I like Limestone Sabrewing because limestone is in its Latin name and its the limestone why the forest are dry?
Etymology. The name calcirupicola is Latin, composed by “calx”, calcis, limestone;...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 7th May 2019, 12:57
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
taigoor Sykes called by Hodgson taigur. The...

taigoor Sykes called by Hodgson taigur.
The foster father of Genghis Khan Ye-liu Ta-shi was known as Taigur. Somehow Taigur became associated in the legend of Prester John! Google it. Not sure why...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 6th May 2019, 18:39
Replies: 211
Views: 6,527
Posted By mb1848
Demelioteucus Revised KEY:

Demelioteucus
Revised KEY:
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