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    Spinus notatus forreri (Salvin & Godman, 1886), Vireo flavoviridis forreri Madarász, 1885 & Amazilia forreri, Boucard, 1893

    This is truly outstanding. Thank you so much! Please, find attached what I hope is the final revision.
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    Spinus notatus forreri (Salvin & Godman, 1886), Vireo flavoviridis forreri Madarász, 1885 & Amazilia forreri, Boucard, 1893

    Thanks again. There is nothing like consistent rules, and I am willing to learn. However, looking at the practice followed by various standard sources, there appears to be some difference of opinion about what these rules are. I will look at the matter again along the lines you have suggetsed. C.
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    Spinus notatus forreri (Salvin & Godman, 1886), Vireo flavoviridis forreri Madarász, 1885 & Amazilia forreri, Boucard, 1893

    Thanks for pointing out this detail. The Swiss record gives 4 February as date of birth and 6 February as that of baptism, perhaps it seemed unreasonable that as the London record indicates more than a month had passed between birth of 4 January and 6 February. Of course the London record is the...
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    Spinus notatus forreri (Salvin & Godman, 1886), Vireo flavoviridis forreri Madarász, 1885 & Amazilia forreri, Boucard, 1893

    Here is a slightly enlarged and illustrated version of my account of Forrer's life.
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    Spinus notatus forreri (Salvin & Godman, 1886), Vireo flavoviridis forreri Madarász, 1885 & Amazilia forreri, Boucard, 1893

    Interesting - the dates and names seemed to fit perfectly. But Reibers? Even though I grew up in Lower Austria I had to look it up at the map. It was such an unlikely place for her to go, so I looked up the record (attached). In reads un translaetion: "Franzsika, spouse of Adam Zorrer [or...
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    Spinus notatus forreri (Salvin & Godman, 1886), Vireo flavoviridis forreri Madarász, 1885 & Amazilia forreri, Boucard, 1893

    I was attracted to this thread because I am presently working in the ethnographic collection assembled in 1877/8 by Alphonse Forrer among the Klamath of. Oregon. Faced with the lack of reliable information on Forrer's biography that also caused your discussion I did my own research and have...
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