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  1. Nutcracker


    But fails to become the current name because it was unused for 30 years after publication so is a Nomen oblitum?
  2. Nutcracker


    The authors are US-based, but the journal (Mol. Phyl. Evol., published by Elsevier) is a Dutch multinational with a global readership; to make the assumption that 'sparrow' can only refer to Passerellidae is something where I definitely do see an issue.
  3. Nutcracker


    Couple of pretty shocking errors in this paper, hope they can correct them before going to print: Passerellidae never has included any of those genera; they were, are, and always have been, in Emberizidae. A better wording would be: And the title is also inaccurate and very misleading...