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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 29th May 2016, 07:40
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Posted By l_raty
[pdf...

[pdf (https://phylobiogeography.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/2016-sparrows-uces.pdf)]
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 29th September 2015, 16:20
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Posted By l_raty
Hard to say without knowing where the species...

Hard to say without knowing where the species belongs. Or did I miss something here?
Klicka et al. 2014 [pdf (http://www.researchgate.net/publication/262050916)] said nothing about its placement,...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 15th July 2015, 20:23
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Posted By l_raty
The original Greek word is ἀρρήμων, ον...

The original Greek word is ἀρρήμων, ον (http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0057%3Aentry%3Da%29rrh%2Fmwn), speachless. The classical latinisation of ρρ is rrh, see...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 14th July 2015, 16:53
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Posted By l_raty
It's probably the same...? 1842 is the date on...

It's probably the same...? 1842 is the date on the title page, but the work was issued in parts and the dating of the parts is unclear. Sherborn & Palmer 1899 concluded: "We therefore urge the...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 14th July 2015, 15:47
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Posted By l_raty
No, "that" rule said 50 years, not 30, and it...

No, "that" rule said 50 years, not 30, and it fell out of use in 1973. See Article 23.9 (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted-sites/iczn/code/index.jsp?article=23&nfv=#9) of the Code for the current...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 14th July 2015, 08:18
Replies: 49
Views: 41,072
Posted By l_raty
By the way, I've been wandering through 19th C...

By the way, I've been wandering through 19th C literature lately, and:

- Passerellidae Cabanis & Heine 1850-51 (Passerella Swainson 1837); OS: Passerellinae; OR: subfamily; OD: Cabanis J, Heine F....
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 3rd May 2014, 15:04
Replies: 49
Views: 41,072
Posted By l_raty
It is here: Maynard (1896)...

It is here: Maynard (1896) (http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47731#page/719/mode/1up):

There is apparently no "forthcoming appendix", hence we are stuck with the above. Oberholser (1917)...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 3rd May 2014, 11:53
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Posted By l_raty
- Centronyx Baird, 1858. [OD...

- Centronyx Baird, 1858. [OD (http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43078#page/504/mode/1up)]. Type species Emberiza bairdii Audubon, by monotypy.

This one seems easy, indeed. It also seems clear...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 1st May 2014, 10:19
Replies: 49
Views: 41,072
Posted By l_raty
Agreed that the formulation is poor (even if it...

Agreed that the formulation is poor (even if it is "this assemblage", by which they presumably mean the clade formed by these species, that was though to include Emberiza--the claim is...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 1st May 2014, 09:22
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Views: 41,072
Posted By l_raty
And, as a still more conservative alternative, if...

And, as a still more conservative alternative, if you accept the combined analysis, leconteii-maritimus-nelsoni-caudacutus can go into Passerculus as well...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 1st May 2014, 07:42
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Posted By l_raty
Spizella abrorea is sister to Passerella in the...

Spizella abrorea is sister to Passerella in the mtDNA tree (BS=90, PP=.99); but this node is unresolved in the nDNA tree and in the combined mt+nDNA analysis. The combined tree has a "tetrachotomy"...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 1st May 2014, 07:27
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Views: 41,072
Posted By l_raty
"Likely, some taxonomists would favor merging...

"Likely, some taxonomists would favor merging Xenospiza and Melospiza, resurrecting the genus Passerherbulus (Stone 1907) for henslowii and bairdii, and retaining Passerculus as a monotypic form....
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