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  1. Taphrospilus

    Oroaetus isidori devillei

    But this is the author Deville and not a new name. Or am I wrong?
  2. Taphrospilus

    Oroaetus isidori devillei

    Just for the sake of completeness about Émile Deville (1824-1853) The Eponym Dictionary of Birds claims: The Key to Scientific Names Saucerottia beryllina devillei (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1848) OD here Arremon flavirostris devillii Des Murs, 1856 OD here and plate Conurus devillei G. R...
  3. Taphrospilus

    Oroaetus isidori devillei

    After follow up with the Diplomatic Archives in Brussels I got the following answer on date and place of birth. So he was born 31 May 1836 in Liège. P.S. Another brother is Hubert Alexis Honoré De Ville 23-11-1831 né à Liège which can be found here if you choose: Nom: de Ville Lieu: {LIEGE...
  4. Taphrospilus

    Oroaetus isidori devillei

    Small update According a mail I received from Diplomatic Archives in Brussels: And another mail from Verantwoordelijke Hallepoort & collectie Europese Volkskunde: Of course there are better translaters than me in this form. Maybe with the fathers and mothers name it is possible to find...
  5. Taphrospilus

    Oroaetus isidori devillei

    Some more on him here: So Jules Eugène Gervais was his cousin. P.S. According here he was already 1869 consul in Quito (even 1868 might be possible if we consider 5. Feburary 1869 is very early in the year). Here a sketch of an ecuadorian vase from him.
  6. Taphrospilus

    Oroaetus isidori devillei

    I think the birth and death dates are wrong. Here is written: More on his death here chapter Frankreich (p. 64-65)
  7. Taphrospilus

    Oroaetus isidori devillei

    I am wondering if Oroaetus isidori devillei is really a dedication to Émile Deville (1824-1853) . IN OD here is written: Here from 14. juin 1870 Even if we consider the date in the heading date Émile Deville (1824-1853) would be already dead when Emile Deville was consul. According Comptes...
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