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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 20:20
Replies: 6
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Posted By l_raty
https://books.google.com/books?id=aihGAQAAMAAJ&pg=...

https://books.google.com/books?id=aihGAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA67&dq=malaga


Rio Malaga is on the map (close to the lower left corner), Fig. 1, in Brumfield & Maillard 2007...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 11:48
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By l_raty
It says eastern Bolivia, for what it's worth....

It says eastern Bolivia, for what it's worth. ("circum Malaga Boliviae orientalis.") Presumably nowhere close to La Paz, thus.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Yesterday, 09:56
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By l_raty
niveiceps was split, I believe, based on genetic...

niveiceps was split, I believe, based on genetic data (Nylander et al 2008 https://doi.org/10.1080/10635150802044003) that placed it completely outside of the island thrush complex. (I don't think...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 15th June 2019, 14:58
Replies: 165
Views: 19,222
Posted By l_raty
Brachypteryx Owen 1848

A junior homonym of Brachypteryx Horfield 1821, and a "virtually objective" junior synonym of Gallirallus Lafresnaye 1841 (the nominal type species of the two genus-group names are taxonomically...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 6th June 2019, 15:28
Replies: 155
Views: 81,194
Posted By l_raty
another issue with Dendropicos

Funny that I did not notice this earlier but, if the Mém. Acad. Nat. Metz was first, its seems we also have a significant problem with the type fixation of Dendropicos.

The currently accepted...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 5th June 2019, 13:57
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By l_raty
I don't know who is right but, on re-reading it...

I don't know who is right but, on re-reading it ([here (https://sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/wilson/v098n03/p0433-p0444.pdf)], p. 440, § 3), Banks' assessment of colour differences...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 4th June 2019, 21:13
Replies: 82
Views: 28,840
Posted By l_raty
Thanks Mark. Yes Metopothrichinae and...

Thanks Mark.
Yes Metopothrichinae and Xenerpestinae on this page are definitely nude.
Pipridae and Platyrinchinae in the other pdf would be nude as well if they were new here (which they were not --...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 4th June 2019, 13:50
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By l_raty
Some DNA research: Forcina G, Guerrini M, van...

Some DNA research:
Forcina G, Guerrini M, van Grouw H, Gupta BK, Panayides P, Hadjigerou P, Al-Sheikhly OF, Awan MN, Khan AA, Zeder MA, Barbanera F. 2015. Impacts of biological globalization in the...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 4th June 2019, 12:44
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By l_raty
I can't offer much more than agreeing with Mike...

I can't offer much more than agreeing with Mike -- the two names were published on the same day and at the same rank, thus the precedence between them is not fixed originally.
In such cases, the...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 4th June 2019, 12:12
Replies: 165
Views: 19,222
Posted By l_raty
one more 'henrici'

Of course, henrici, as a name, is already in the Key (https://www.hbw.com/dictionary/definition/henrici-henricii), but one of its variants, which happens to be discussed right now in the main...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 4th June 2019, 11:21
Replies: 82
Views: 28,840
Posted By l_raty
You should more than likely also include Roraimia...

You should more than likely also include Roraimia in the group, if you want it to be a clade.

(Roraimia is admittedly sister to an apparent Thripophaga/Cranioleuca/Limnoctites clade in the present...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 3rd June 2019, 13:27
Replies: 82
Views: 28,840
Posted By l_raty
'Thripophagini'

...is not an available name, I'm afraid.

([OD here (http://argentavis.org/2012/referencias/documento_86.pdf)]. The statement "most inclusive crown clade that contains Acrobatornis fonsecai,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 2nd June 2019, 17:18
Replies: 211
Views: 6,513
Posted By l_raty
Or simply an artist's interpretation of a normal...

Or simply an artist's interpretation of a normal Urocissa erythrorhyncha... This is a reproduction of a drawing by a Japanese painter, of a bird that was not seen by the authors of the book.

With a...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 2nd June 2019, 10:10
Replies: 211
Views: 6,513
Posted By l_raty
I'm actually wondering if he might not have...

I'm actually wondering if he might not have written these two descriptions while looking at some oriental paintings, that might have interpreted the real bird in a rather free way.
(For cubo, in the...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 1st June 2019, 15:56
Replies: 211
Views: 6,513
Posted By l_raty
The generic diagnosis of Cyanurus should in...

The generic diagnosis of Cyanurus should in principle apply to the included species. This reads:

Bill black : tail very long.

*3. C. dairi, Bp. from eastern Asia. Blue, entirely white below : with...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 31st May 2019, 16:20
Replies: 103
Views: 30,418
Posted By l_raty
Herrera's names are excluded from the scope of...

Herrera's names are excluded from the scope of the current ICZN by Art. 1.3.7 (https://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted-sites/iczn/code/includes/page.jsp?article=1&nfv=#3). (They were formed by the addition of a...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 31st May 2019, 15:23
Replies: 103
Views: 30,418
Posted By l_raty
...and audouini Payraudeau. - Gray GR. 1855....

...and audouini Payraudeau.

- Gray GR. 1855. Catalogue of the genera and subgenera of birds contained in the British Museum. British Museum, London.; p. 130;...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 30th May 2019, 16:43
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By l_raty
The reason is probably Voelker & Light 2011...

The reason is probably Voelker & Light 2011 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/11/163 , who came up with a phylogeny that conflicted with that of Helbig.

(I wouldn't call it a 'refinement'. The...
Forum: Bird Paleontology Thursday 30th May 2019, 14:11
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By l_raty
Camptodontus Li, Gong, Zhang, Yang & Hou 2010

Thanks Fred. I have this about the original name in my genus-group name file -
name: Camptodontus
authority: Li, Gong, Zhang, Yang & Hou
year: 2010
OD ref: 李莉 [Li L], 巩恩普 [Gong E-P], 张立东 [Zhang L-D],...
Forum: Bird Paleontology Tuesday 28th May 2019, 15:13
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By l_raty
Strigops Gray 1845 is on the Official List...

Strigops Gray 1845 is on the Official List (https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2481980), where it is assigned feminine gender. (It was placed there as part of Opinion 67...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 26th May 2019, 08:12
Replies: 211
Views: 6,513
Posted By l_raty
[Here...

[Here (http://www.polarpost.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=6126)], Anna Petrovna is said to be born in 1907, thus she wouldn't even have been conceived in Feb 1906 when the name was published. If...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 25th May 2019, 12:15
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By l_raty
The quote refers unquestionably to this page of...

The quote refers unquestionably to this page of Klein's Historiae avium prodromus. Near the end of the text of species IV. Alector Brasilianus:

But indeed Klein was not binominal (and neither was...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 24th May 2019, 21:38
Replies: 211
Views: 6,513
Posted By l_raty
"Lavandière" also used to be a French vernacular...

"Lavandière" also used to be a French vernacular for the white wagtail.
E.g.: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35219129
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 24th May 2019, 10:28
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By l_raty
I'd go with that. And viridigula a juv.? Buffon...

I'd go with that. And viridigula a juv.?
Buffon describes the central breast stripe of his C. à gorge violette as "brun mêlé de vert" (brown mixed with green), thus in any case not velvet black as...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 23rd May 2019, 17:12
Replies: 211
Views: 6,513
Posted By l_raty
I'd (obviously) feel more than bad if anybody...

I'd (obviously) feel more than bad if anybody ended up doing this type of thing because of one of my remarks.
Thus, please, please, close that window, and give this revolver to -- well -- anybody...
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