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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 17th July 2019, 22:25
Replies: 24
Views: 5,437
Posted By l_raty
I agree with Mark. I'd also suggest that the...

I agree with Mark.
I'd also suggest that the 'status uncertain' flags on IRMNG mean nothing more than 'status not verified'. (I.e., they don't imply the existence of an identified problem.)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 9th July 2019, 05:52
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By l_raty
It's in the last (third) part of the PZS volume...

It's in the last (third) part of the PZS volume for 1868, which (as was usual for last parts of PZS volumes) was published in the next year (Apr 1869 according to Richmond, see [Zoonomen...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 8th July 2019, 09:50
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By l_raty
The type of Rufirallus Bonaparte 1856...

The type of Rufirallus Bonaparte 1856 (https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1211135) is, by designation of Sclater & Salvin 1869 (https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28665001), Rallus cayennensis...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 7th July 2019, 09:54
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By l_raty
Reginald Simpson Graham appears to have been a...

Reginald Simpson Graham appears to have been a friend of John Peter George Smith, who seems to have been established in Brazil at that time. According to a letter by Smith to Graham (described in...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 6th July 2019, 21:11
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By l_raty
The same for non-US readers:...

The same for non-US readers: https://archive.org/details/collectionshisto26powyuoft/page/356
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 6th July 2019, 17:29
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By l_raty
Interestingly, a significant number of other...

Interestingly, a significant number of other (non-bird) items from Para in the collections of the British Museum seem to have been "presented by Reginald Graham" around the same time:...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 6th July 2019, 16:14
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By l_raty
He is given as "R. Graham, Esq." on [p. 249 of...

He is given as "R. Graham, Esq." on [p. 249 of Sharpe 1906, vol. 2 (https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14024562)].

I now find that a Reginald Simpson Graham, Esq., born 31 Dec 1813, died with his...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 6th July 2019, 10:21
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By l_raty
But the given name 'Ronald' (fide Chubb 1919, nec...

But the given name 'Ronald' (fide Chubb 1919, nec Wynne 1969; not contradicted by Warren 1966) would presumably remain correct, though, James ?

(My understanding of Reg. nos is that they start with...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 5th July 2019, 16:18
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By l_raty
Warren 1966, about the holotype --...

Warren 1966, about the holotype -- https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8708234 :

Ronald S., thus, not Ronald W., and the registration seems to have happened 25 years before Ronald William G. was...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 4th July 2019, 21:09
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By l_raty
The "South Atlantic Ocean" samples here are said...

The "South Atlantic Ocean" samples here are said to include 23 "cool season" and 28 "hot season" breeders from Ascension, and 18 "cool season" and 35 "hot season" breeders from St Helena for...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 4th July 2019, 17:44
Replies: 21
Views: 3,792
Posted By l_raty
Prévost's (alt./and/or Temminck's) Columba...

Prévost's (alt./and/or Temminck's) Columba forsterii is an obvious error, but is not correctible because Forsten is ostensibly called "Forster" in the OD, thus there is no *internal* evidence of a...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 4th July 2019, 17:30
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By l_raty
That SACC proposal figure is Fig. 3 in Wallace et...

That SACC proposal figure is Fig. 3 in Wallace et al 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.09.025 -- for free access, see [here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 15:27
Replies: 21
Views: 3,792
Posted By l_raty
Forsten vs. Forster

Just a quick word to note that Columba forsterii "Temminck" [here (https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/51632550)], currently referenced in the Key...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 1st July 2019, 10:04
Replies: 223
Views: 7,583
Posted By l_raty
So far as I know, "effarvatte" (usually with...

So far as I know, "effarvatte" (usually with double 't' nowadays, although dictionaries have both spellings) has no other current meaning than being the vernacular name of Acrocephalus...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 30th June 2019, 15:26
Replies: 39
Views: 3,206
Posted By l_raty
I would tend to assume that, in the current...

I would tend to assume that, in the current setting, any change adopted by the IOC applies to the British List automatically, irrespective of it having been "acknowledged" in some more or less...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 30th June 2019, 14:35
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By l_raty
I don't really see any difference between how he...

I don't really see any difference between how he wrote French and scientific names. Most of the time, he used italics for bird names, irrespective of them being French or Latin. He used small...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 30th June 2019, 09:57
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By l_raty
Oedemia is an emendation by Strickland 1841...

Oedemia is an emendation by Strickland 1841 (commenting on Gray's 1840 Genera of birds): https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2314708
In early AOU check-lists, the citation of deglandi was correct,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 30th June 2019, 08:50
Replies: 223
Views: 7,583
Posted By l_raty
I cannot come with an explanation as to "why this...

I cannot come with an explanation as to "why this name", but one possible derivation for the word itself, I think, could be:
ἐπαρνέομαι...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 24th June 2019, 09:12
Replies: 176
Views: 20,784
Posted By l_raty
It's admittedly, in principle, a mistake, but...

It's admittedly, in principle, a mistake, but "Mr" (or even "Mr.") for Monsieur is in fact seen quite frequently in French nowadays, and I'd be careful about inferring anything from its use in a...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 21st June 2019, 16:51
Replies: 26
Views: 4,598
Posted By l_raty
https://books.google.com/books?id=x6djhFTO9owC&pg=...

https://books.google.com/books?id=x6djhFTO9owC&pg=PA44 ;)
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 20th June 2019, 17:36
Replies: 26
Views: 4,598
Posted By l_raty
Apparently, he was first incorrectly registered...

Apparently, he was first incorrectly registered as "Louis Adolphe", then had to ask for a correction, and to produce a birth certificate to prove his names were Louis Rodolphe. See images 14-15,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 20th June 2019, 16:12
Replies: 26
Views: 4,598
Posted By l_raty
I'd read 'Xbre' as December, not October....

I'd read 'Xbre' as December, not October. ('decem' = 10 = 'X'.)
I agree with the rest -- born 13 Apr 1827 in Givet (Ardennes), deceased 26 Dec 1912 in Brantôme (Dordogne).
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 20th June 2019, 08:55
Replies: 33
Views: 10,663
Posted By l_raty
OK. Yes, when you run into a sentence...

OK. Yes, when you run into a sentence like:

...and you have not been told (yet) that "deignani" and "core ‘cooki’" are the same thing, it may indeed be a bit confusing. ;)
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 20th June 2019, 07:18
Replies: 33
Views: 10,663
Posted By l_raty
As far as the ICZN is concerned, unless a paper...

As far as the ICZN is concerned, unless a paper is effectively published in parts issued separately at different dates (e.g., a paper starting in an issue of a journal, and ending in the next one),...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 20th June 2019, 05:43
Replies: 33
Views: 10,663
Posted By l_raty
Prinia polychroa deignani Alström, Rasmussen,...

Prinia polychroa deignani Alström, Rasmussen, Sangster, Dalvi, Round, Zhang, Yao, Irestedt, Le Manh, Lei & Olsson 2019.

(Holotype: USNM 450982. Type locality: "Siam: Kamphaeng Phet; Ban Khlong...
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