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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Today, 16:56
Replies: 23
Views: 3,993
Posted By Taphrospilus
Fine, I read it as 10th month and therefore...

Fine, I read it as 10th month and therefore October.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Today, 15:18
Replies: 23
Views: 3,993
Posted By Taphrospilus
Minor on him

James has him as in his key. And I agree with him that he did not follow the death 1917 as e.g. in The Eponym Dictionary of Birds (https://books.google.com/books?id=En4wBAAAQBAJ&pg=PT476)

According...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 18th June 2019, 11:12
Replies: 172
Views: 19,488
Posted By Taphrospilus
Maybe it would be worth to look into her Ph. D....

Maybe it would be worth to look into her Ph. D. thesis. I assume it is...



...but I am not 100% sure.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 17th June 2019, 08:25
Replies: 30
Views: 3,934
Posted By Taphrospilus
@ Björn: That's what I thought as well but you...

@ Björn: That's what I thought as well but you provided further evidence. Thank you.

Just want to mention that Buckley was a second time in Ecuador (if not already mentioned here but if # 1 says...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 17th June 2019, 06:44
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Taphrospilus
I am surely with you Laurent :t:. That's the...

I am surely with you Laurent :t:. That's the location where Garlepp collected (family discussed here (https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=325955&highlight=garlepp)). Fits to northeast of...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 16th June 2019, 15:56
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Taphrospilus
Sure that' why posted it but as usual you made it...

Sure that' why posted it but as usual you made it even clearer. And here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/45257#page/61/mode/1up) we can read:



So it seems 60 km northeast of Cochabamba....
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 16th June 2019, 11:21
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Taphrospilus
Malaga not in Spain but in Bolivia

As per todays key





No dout from OD here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/103562#page/103/mode/1up) Malaga in Bolivia.

I did not find the location exactely but I found in here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 15th June 2019, 12:27
Replies: 30
Views: 3,934
Posted By Taphrospilus
I think it is not that easy just because it...

I think it is not that easy just because it appears in Vol II. See here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/111886#page/222/mode/1up) about publication history.


We have to find which plate...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 14th June 2019, 07:38
Replies: 30
Views: 3,934
Posted By Taphrospilus
OK I missed that of couse and can read similar...

OK I missed that of couse and can read similar here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91212#page/346/mode/1up) by George Albert Boulenger in 1887.

If this part...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 13th June 2019, 14:55
Replies: 30
Views: 3,934
Posted By Taphrospilus
If The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians...

If The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians (https://books.google.com/books?id=QJY3BAAAQBAJ&pg=PA33) or continued in The Eponym Dictionary of Birds...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 12th June 2019, 11:36
Replies: 30
Views: 3,934
Posted By Taphrospilus
All-clear

@ Björn: I can give you an all-clear as it seems to be Clarence.

I contacted the library of The Royal Entomological Society. So the answer was....



If William Buckler ever have been in Ecuador I...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 7th June 2019, 11:37
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By Taphrospilus
Anyway according Biographies of Members of the...

Anyway according Biographies of Members of the American Ornithologists' Union here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 7th June 2019, 08:23
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By Taphrospilus
Of course there are other Browns we should not...

Of course there are other Browns we should not confused with in the key e.g. there is some room for improvement in life dates of...


Peter Brown (fl. 1790)
Edward Johnson Brown (1866-?1931)
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 7th June 2019, 06:44
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By Taphrospilus
Thank you for this. Surely his life was not...

Thank you for this.

Surely his life was not oriented to protect birds/annimals. But in this case you have to remove many collectors like Henry Whitely, the Verreauxs (remember the story of Negro of...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 6th June 2019, 17:52
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By Taphrospilus
Any input on browni welcome

According HBW key:



But here (https://www.islapedia.com/index.php?title=BROWN,_Wilmot_W.) he is born 1868 and according The Eponym Dictionary of Birds...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 5th June 2019, 09:56
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Taphrospilus
Minor on Zonotrichia capensis markli

HBW Alive tells us:



If we look at OD (http://museohn.unmsm.edu.pe/docs/pub_zoologia/Publicaciones%20Zoolog%C3%ADa%20Serie%20A%20N%C2%B0%2023.pdf) Maria Koepcke put him more into onrithology as she...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 5th June 2019, 08:44
Replies: 30
Views: 3,934
Posted By Taphrospilus
OK Björn I think you are right. Apart George...

OK Björn I think you are right.

Apart George Albert Boulenger named a couple of amphibians for your C. Buckley


Edalorhino buckleyi...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 4th June 2019, 19:44
Replies: 30
Views: 3,934
Posted By Taphrospilus
Thank you for that. It might be that piece or...

Thank you for that. It might be that piece or rest of river where Puente Salsipuedes, E487, Colta, Ecuador (in google map) is crossing. I do not think Maguado is a river. For me it is more to...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 3rd June 2019, 13:59
Replies: 30
Views: 3,934
Posted By Taphrospilus
I am wondering if there is a relationship to this...

I am wondering if there is a relationship to this collector Mr. W. Buckley (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/90543#page/925/mode/1up). And where is the mentioned Citado located in Ecuador?

I...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 27th May 2019, 12:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By Taphrospilus
So one of his descendants may or may not Sixto...

So one of his descendants may or may not Sixto Hauxwell Mariño (https://archive.org/details/peryaguascotuh232011pitm/page/163). But I have no clue how to contact him.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 26th May 2019, 13:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By Taphrospilus
I contacted Prof Dr. Gerardo Lamas. His reply was...

I contacted Prof Dr. Gerardo Lamas. His reply was the following:
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 25th May 2019, 09:40
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Taphrospilus
More about Hans Sloane here...

More about Hans Sloane here (https://www.nlj.gov.jm/BN/Sloane_Hans/bn_Sloane_h_001.pdf).
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 23rd May 2019, 10:42
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Taphrospilus
Thank you both. Indeed this explains my question....

Thank you both. Indeed this explains my question. You made my day.:flyaway:

P.S.




I assume Colibri à queue violette #671, fig. 2 is a female Anthracothorax viridigula. Correct?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 23rd May 2019, 06:42
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Taphrospilus
Anthracothorax viridigula

I have a question about Anthracothorax viridigula . We can find the OD here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88617#page/63/mode/1up). Pieter Boddaert refered to Buffon here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 20th May 2019, 13:26
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Taphrospilus
In here...

In here...
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