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Forum: Bird Paleontology Monday 26th October 2020, 21:33
Replies: 4
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Posted By l_raty
Now, that's an interesting case... The paper is...

Now, that's an interesting case...
The paper is registered in ZooBank, and the registration info is given in the "provisional pdf" (first link above), which however "does not constitute published...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 24th October 2020, 09:47
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By l_raty
In this age of pseudo-scientific predatory...

In this age of pseudo-scientific predatory electronic journals, I'd think it wholly unsound to presume that the presence of an -ology word in a title is a guarantee of any value...
RIP, Auk and...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 23rd October 2020, 17:44
Replies: 20
Views: 501
Posted By l_raty
This might be defensible, but only if the index...

This might be defensible, but only if the index was not published later than the description. As you indeed noted above, the description is in an issue dated 30 June; the odds seem great that the...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 23rd October 2020, 08:08
Replies: 20
Views: 501
Posted By l_raty
In my experience, the most widespread practice of...

In my experience, the most widespread practice of this time would have been to latinize a given name, but not a surname -- for a bird named after a "Capt. H. F. Francis", "francisci" is not what I...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 22nd October 2020, 07:12
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By l_raty
There are two genetic groups in the BOLD...

There are two genetic groups in the BOLD barcoding data.

http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Public_BarcodeCluster?clusteruri=BOLD:AAE9627 -- this includes 5 birds from Israel, 2 from Kuwait and 8...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 21st October 2020, 07:58
Replies: 52
Views: 12,367
Posted By l_raty
Try reading:...

Try reading: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228502463, http://vastmanlandsfaglar.se/OS_11_155_170.pdf
Although it is not known for sure, the Blekinge population is thought to have become...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 20th October 2020, 14:36
Replies: 52
Views: 12,367
Posted By l_raty
The meaning is "Inhabits sea crags, and sits upon...

The meaning is "Inhabits sea crags, and sits upon trees".
Willughby, referenced by Linnaeus, wrote (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41442129 -- this is the English translation; perhaps...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 20th October 2020, 14:15
Replies: 52
Views: 12,367
Posted By l_raty
Linnaeus 1758...

Linnaeus 1758 (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727038):

"PELECANUS" is the generic name (meaning "pelican", used by Linnaeus for all totipalmate birds -- pelicans, cormorants, ganets,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 17:12
Replies: 26
Views: 1,745
Posted By l_raty
Frade F. 1924. Notes d'ornithologie africaine....

Frade F. 1924. Notes d'ornithologie africaine. Bulletin de la Société Portugaise des Sciences Naturelles, 9: 136-140.
...with the name on p. 139:...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 20th September 2020, 17:14
Replies: 71
Views: 15,407
Posted By l_raty
Quite a funny transliteration, incidentally. (Not...

Quite a funny transliteration, incidentally. (Not really surprising that finding the original with this is not straightforward.) Where does it come from ?

Original spelling: Монголія и страна...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 20th September 2020, 15:56
Replies: 71
Views: 15,407
Posted By l_raty
Пржевальскій Н [Przheval'skiy N]. 1876. Монголія...

Пржевальскій Н [Przheval'skiy N]. 1876. Монголія и страна Тангутовъ: трехлѣтнее путешествіе въ восточной нагорной Азіи. Томъ II. [Mongolia and the Tangut country: three years of travel in eastern...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 18th September 2020, 11:03
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By l_raty
True, I had forgotten this, sorry. (I ran into it...

True, I had forgotten this, sorry. (I ran into it again while checking the generic names listed from this work by Neave.)
Details now recorded in my files -- thanks, Mark :t:
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 18th September 2020, 08:37
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By l_raty
Chauna torquata (Oken, 1816)

Chaja torquata Oken 1816.
Oken L. 1816. Okens Lehrbuch der Naturgeschichte. Dritter Theil. Zoologie. Zweite Abtheilung. Fleischthiere. A Schmid und Comp., Jena.
p. '939' = 639 :...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 16th September 2020, 12:21
Replies: 113
Views: 32,506
Posted By l_raty
I see nothing suggesting this type of...

I see nothing suggesting this type of scenario.

As I understand it, in this period, Bonaparte attended the séances of the Académie on a quite régular base, and also spent a lot of time studying the...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 15th September 2020, 14:52
Replies: 113
Views: 32,506
Posted By l_raty
Pucheran 1853

There is a number of other things in this paper that I think could be disputed, but I will deal here only with the date adopted for the work where this name -- along with many others -- was...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 14th September 2020, 14:50
Replies: 92
Views: 3,914
Posted By l_raty
Tautonymy occurs in two flavors in the Code. -...

Tautonymy occurs in two flavors in the Code.
- Absolute tautonymy occurs when a newly proposed genus-group name is identical to an originally included available species-group name. The species-group...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 14th September 2020, 12:34
Replies: 13
Views: 1,819
Posted By l_raty
Southern:...

Southern: http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Public_BarcodeCluster?clusteruri=BOLD:AAC5430 - Argentina, Peru and Uruguay
Northern:...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 14th September 2020, 12:03
Replies: 92
Views: 3,914
Posted By l_raty
I do not understand this. There are several...

I do not understand this.

There are several nineteenth-century designations for this name, and they all make triostegus the type (either directly, or via a designation of Pitta brachyura [not an...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 14th September 2020, 11:53
Replies: 92
Views: 3,914
Posted By l_raty
Peters may have been correct in 1951, but he is...

Peters may have been correct in 1951, but he is wrong (and Hellmayr is right) under the current rules. The valid designation is unquestionably that of Swainson. The current Code says:

I.e., a type...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 8th September 2020, 18:59
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By l_raty
There are two junior homonyms (one in...

There are two junior homonyms (one in Platysteiridae, the other in Pachycephalidae), but nothing senior, so far as I'lm aware.

There is an issue with the typification, actually -- before Cabanis,...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 8th September 2020, 17:42
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By l_raty
In my notes, I have: Name : Myiophila Authority...

In my notes, I have:
Name : Myiophila
Authority : Reichenbach
Year : 1850
OD ref : Reichenbach HGL. 1849-52. Avium Systema Naturale. Das naturliche System der Vögel mit hundert Tafeln grösstentheils...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 7th September 2020, 11:09
Replies: 221
Views: 81,080
Posted By l_raty
The title page of the 1926 volume (Google...

The title page of the 1926 volume (Google snippets in your link) is similar to the title page of the 1923 vol. -- https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8751783.
This journal is conventionally...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 5th September 2020, 23:38
Replies: 92
Views: 3,914
Posted By l_raty
• (syn. Calocitta † White-throated Magpie Jay C....

• (syn. Calocitta † White-throated Magpie Jay C. formosa) "Genus, CYANURUS. ... Examples. - 1. C. cristatus. 2. Stelleri. 3. sordidus, Sw. 4. Floridanus, BON. 5. coronatus, Sw. Syn. 6....
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 3rd September 2020, 22:16
Replies: 23
Views: 6,143
Posted By l_raty
Yes, I fully agree with this -- including the...

Yes, I fully agree with this -- including the probable reason for the last-minute marriage.
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 3rd September 2020, 09:30
Replies: 23
Views: 6,143
Posted By l_raty
In the first scan, I think the name of the wife...

In the first scan, I think the name of the wife is "Catherine Velosa". (Beware that the writer adds funny, but obviously meaningless curls at the end of some words.) This says indeed that their...
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