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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 17th March 2019, 13:02
Replies: 56
Views: 9,165
Posted By Taphrospilus
MERCIER, André

I assume André Mercier is not our guy. If we read here (https://books.google.com/books?id=k0I1eAKo4roC&pg=PA123)...



...I would be surprised if he was still publishing in 1937.

May or my not...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 15th March 2019, 14:40
Replies: 37
Views: 6,560
Posted By Taphrospilus
If correct here...

If correct here (https://www.geni.com/people/Antonio-Julio-Branger-Sagarzazu/6000000032607119993) b. May 11, 1922. The key may need small enhancement. And of course not (of Sagarzazu) , but his...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 12th March 2019, 16:29
Replies: 56
Views: 9,165
Posted By Taphrospilus
Sure we had that earlier in this thread. The only...

Sure we had that earlier in this thread. The only think I doubt is...




I think the J. derived from the Ethiopan collector Jacques Mercier. And as I wrote on the label is no J. So there is no...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 9th March 2019, 17:35
Replies: 19
Views: 4,869
Posted By Taphrospilus
In Patricia D. Dávila Aranda, María Teresa Germán...

In Patricia D. Dávila Aranda, María Teresa Germán Ramírez: Herbario Nacional de México, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1991 p. 19 is written:



and miore



From Memoria presentada al...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 7th March 2019, 20:55
Replies: 19
Views: 4,869
Posted By Taphrospilus
In Relación histórica de los antecedentes y...

In Relación histórica de los antecedentes y origen del Instituto de Biología we can find here (https://books.google.de/books?id=SCBxulWCz7YC&pg=PA49&lpg=PA49):



So it would be interessting what#s...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 27th February 2019, 09:23
Replies: 56
Views: 9,165
Posted By Taphrospilus
Sorry about confusion. My post was related to...

Sorry about confusion. My post was related to posts #34 till #36. I feel no real evidence that J. Mercier is correct for our man (1848) and it is just an error on MNHN web page derived from the...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 26th February 2019, 20:17
Replies: 19
Views: 4,869
Posted By Taphrospilus
From here ...

From here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50191#page/882/mode/1up) it might be possible that he died in Tapachula (https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapachula).



Another old friend of us...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 26th February 2019, 09:43
Replies: 56
Views: 9,165
Posted By Taphrospilus
I gave this trace another try and think J....

I gave this trace another try and think J. Mercier is Jacques Mercier. Author of...



M. Mercier may just mean Monsieur Mercier (but of course can be Marcel, Michaël etc.). Hope this was not...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 20th February 2019, 09:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By Taphrospilus
No doubt about the death (25. Feb) 1907 possibly...

No doubt about the death (25. Feb) 1907 possibly at Hohenau (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hohenau,_Paraguay).
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 19th February 2019, 13:49
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By Taphrospilus
Suggestion on cordobae

Maybe...
.
...need enhancement in the key.

If we look at Phaethornis adolphi cordobae (http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/bitstream/handle/2246/4334//v2/dspace/ingest/pdfSource/nov/N1449.pdf?sequence=1)...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 19th February 2019, 10:27
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By Taphrospilus
IF correct here...

IF correct here (https://www.myheritage.es/person-1500479_129036971_129036971/gustav-adolf-garlepp)...



So the key may need enhancement by his middle name. His wife was here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 12th February 2019, 15:01
Replies: 115
Views: 17,618
Posted By Taphrospilus
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 11th February 2019, 10:54
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Taphrospilus
For me the clear connection is that he collected...

For me the clear connection is that he collected 1857 in Ecuador and was in Quito and at Río Napo. Even if the name is common, I would say it would be a lot of coincidence if there is another...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 11th February 2019, 10:14
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Taphrospilus
As in the document Andrew Jackson Stevens and the...

As in the document Andrew Jackson Stevens and the Iowa Exploring Expedition to Ecuador is written...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 11th February 2019, 08:37
Replies: 91
Views: 35,115
Posted By Taphrospilus
OK in this case I see only: Amazilia...

OK in this case I see only:


Amazilia versicolor
Stephanoxis loddigesii = Trochilus opisthocomus
Heliothryx auritus auriculatus
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 11th February 2019, 07:57
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Taphrospilus
So you think it is him here...

So you think it is him here (https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/9WP4-JR7/jane-moore-1822-1889) and grave stone here (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/82324724/william-moore).
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 10th February 2019, 17:19
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Taphrospilus
Phaethornis malaris moorei

Sure the key is right with



As we can read here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/54334#page/286/mode/1up) p. 259:



On p. 264 he wrote:
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 10th February 2019, 13:43
Replies: 91
Views: 35,115
Posted By Taphrospilus
Reise um die Erde durch Nord-Asien und die beiden Oceane, in den Jahren 1828, und 183

I am wondering where to find the plates of Reise um die Erde durch Nord-Asien und die beiden Oceane, in den Jahren 1828, und 1830 (https://books.google.de/books?id=bYVZAAAAcAAJ&pg=frontpage). I would...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 8th February 2019, 15:33
Replies: 34
Views: 6,555
Posted By Taphrospilus
Indeed it looks like Lesson had access to the...

Indeed it looks like Lesson had access to the collection of Grégoire Abeillé.

Nice that you are back in this forum. Just a question. Any progress on Pipilo ocai or Goulds Oca's Hummingbird Amazilia...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 31st January 2019, 20:35
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By Taphrospilus
Question on origin of conversa

As per the key...



As I am not skilled in latin I am just wondering why Zimmer have choosen this name from from description Hylocharis cyanus conversa...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 30th January 2019, 18:34
Replies: 115
Views: 17,618
Posted By Taphrospilus
Thank's to Naturalis please find attached p. 12...

Thank's to Naturalis please find attached p. 12 and 31 of de Filippis work. Now it is up to you all to find answers to all your questions ;)
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 30th January 2019, 12:35
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Taphrospilus
Which refers to here...

Which refers to here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/112173#page/183/mode/1up). Definitely RP Lesson. Thank's.

[/QUOTE]

P.S. But H. ruficollis mascurelli must be Hylocharis ruficollis...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 30th January 2019, 07:08
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Taphrospilus
OK, indeed fits with La Plata Basin...

OK, indeed fits with La Plata Basin (http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/basins/la-plata/index.stm).
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 29th January 2019, 19:00
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Taphrospilus
and continues with... etc pp. As well I am...

and continues with...



etc pp.

As well I am wondering why the used Hylocharis chrysura lessoni nearly 100 years after René Primevère Lessons death. Must be in...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 29th January 2019, 14:40
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Taphrospilus
Hylocharis chrysura platensis

Without having seen...



...especially p. 735 I have a question on etymology. As per now the key tells us:



I am not sure Río de la Plata fits to a humminbird present in south Brasil. What I know...
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