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Lyrurus tetrix fedjuschini Charlemagne, 1934 (1 Viewer)

Taphrospilus

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Lyrurus tetrix fedjuschini Charlemagne, 1934 Journal du Cycle Bio, Kiev , Acad . Sci . Ukraine , no . 4 ( 8 ) “ 1933 " , p . 24 (not seen here)
No idea about syn. Dendrocopos medius

The Eponym Dictionary of Birds cliims
Black Grouse ssp. Lyrurus tetrix fedjuschini Charlemagne, 1934 NCR [JS Lyrurus tetrix tetrix]
Professor A. V. Fedjuschin (b.1892) was a Russian zoologist who was at the University of Minsk (1926–1957). He co-wrote The Birds of White Russia (1967).

The Key to Scientific Names
Prof. A. V. Fedjuschin (b. 1892) Russian zoologist (syn. Dendrocopos medius, syn. Lyrurus tetrix).

Most probably here (but I might be wrong)
Федющин Анатолий Владимирович. (11.05.1891-10.03.1972)

= Fedyuschin, Anatolien Wladimirowitsch or Fedjuschin, Anatoli Vladimirowitsch
 

l_raty

laurent raty
or Anatoly (alt. -i, -iy) Vladimirovich Fedyushin.

He was Belarusian, not Russian (in your link, "Ученые, прославившие Беларусь" = Scientists who glorified Belarus)
Born in Слуцк / Slutsk, about 100 km S of Minsk.
See also this (with a pic).

(The book he co-wrote (with Михаил Степанович Долбик -- Mikhail Stepanovich Dolbik) in 1967 was Птицы Белоруссии, i.e., The birds of Belarus. Of course, one might argue that, technically, "Belarus" means "White Russia"; but I'm not sure you'll be widely understood if you use the latter for the former in English.)
 
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l_raty

laurent raty
Any idea when and who published the syn. Dendrocopos medius?
I didn't find it sot so far.

These are the names I find cited in synonymies of Dendrocoptes medius sspp -
  • Picus medius Linnaeus 1758
    • Picus cynaedus Pallas 1811
    • Picus varius Vieillot 1818
    • Picus quercuum Brehm 1831
    • Picus roseiventris Brehm 1855
    • Picus meridionalis Brehm 1855
    • [Picus medius major Brehm 1866 -- nomen nudum]
    • [Picus medius minor Brehm 1866 -- nomen nudum]
    • Dendrocopus medius splendidior Parrot 1905
    • Dryobates medius lilianae Witherby 1921
  • Dendrocoptes medius caucasicus Бианки 1904
    • Dendrocoptes medius colchicus Бутурлин 1910
    • Dryobates medius transcaucasicus Buturlin 1912
    • Dryobates medius laubmanni Götz 1923
  • Dryobates medius anatoliae Hartert 1912
  • Picus sanctijohannis Blandford 1873
 
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l_raty

laurent raty
Dendrocopos medius fedjushini Olexas 2011.
Not seen (and I'm not actually sure it was published); discussed, i.a., in this.
(Quite a few other names therein that I don't find readily the Key, too -- things like pripjaticus, sachtlebeni, piceanus, dunajewskii, goernitzi, claris, gritshiki, ukrainicus...)
An article in Russian about the author (who died in 2019): here.
 
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l_raty

laurent raty
There are three things listed in papers that cover his work:
  • Oleksas O.A. 2009. Ornis Baltica-Sarmatica. Vol. 1-2. Rangsdorf.
  • Oleksas O.A. 2011. Ornis Balltica-Sarmatica-Balcanica. Berlin.
  • Oleksas O.A. 2012. Ornis Baltica-Sarmatica-Balcanica. Brielow.
The first one is certainly published.
The name would be (together with many of the other names not in the Key I cited above) in the second one; in a number of places, this one is indicated as a "Manuskript" / "manuscript" / "рукопись".
I don't know the status of the third one. (Can it be a published version of the second one ?)
 
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James Jobling

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I returned to the fray to discover the collection of new names by Oleksas, 2009-2011, referred to by Laurent (see #6 and #8). Although apparently unpublished, a precedent for inclusion was set by, e.g., rosamariae, so they have been entered in The Key with provisional definitions. I am sure our resident eponymical aficionados will put me right if necessary!
 

l_raty

laurent raty
Most probably here(but I might be wrong)
Федющин Анатолий Владимирович. (11.05.1891-10.03.1972)
I now see that the name is indeed written "Федющин" with a щ in the title of the account in this book (hence "Fedyushchin" in the current Key). This is a misspelling. (In the text of the same book, the same name is written six times "Федюшин" (or "Федюшина" in the genitive) with a ш. Ditto everywhere else I saw this name, including in his own book.)

(Also, as I wrote above, he was not Russian.)
 
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l_raty

laurent raty
Hans Sachtleben : b. 24 Jun 1893, Magdeburg; d. 5 April 1967, Berlin.

Karl Görnitz : b. 2 Mar 1895; still alive in 1960 (but presumably passed away since). Initially a zoologist, but most of his career was in phytopathology -- his last publications on birds I can find right now are from the late 1920s (i.e., the chances for an obituary in an ornithological outlet are slim).

Василий Витальевич Гричик : I don't know his exact birth date, but (so far as I know) he is still with us; I do not believe "fl. 1933" can be correct. (He graduated in 1983 : born in the early 1960s ?) Belarusian as well, not Russian. He was one of the authors of Oleksas' obit in 2019 (link in #6 above).
 
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Björn Bergenholtz

... earlier a k a "Calalp"
I returned to the fray to discover the collection of new names by Oleksas, 2009-2011, referred to by Laurent (see #6 and #8). Although apparently unpublished, ...
Welcome back James, I also noted (and was surprised by) the many new names, though I´m not so sure about the "unpublished" part ...

In this Paper (from 2013) one of Oleksas (many) works is listed as [my blue bold]:
Oleksas O.A., 2012. Ornis Baltica–Sarmatica–Balcanica. Eine taxonomische Revision. Zur Systematik von Geospezies, Semi- und Subspezies (inkl. Neubeschreibungen sowie Kennzeichen von Kapital- und Subtilformen) nord-, mittel- und osteuropaischer Vogelarten. ─ Brielow : O.A. Oleksas. ─ 200 s.

And, in this Piece (from 2015) by Oleksas himself [I assume, as written by; "У. Алекс (О. А. Олексас)"], we find some of the names listed by Laurent, in post #6, ... as well as others (either dated 2011, or 2009):

• [Emberiza calandra] tischleri Oleksas, 2011, [ditto] middendorffii , [ditto] goernitzi Oleksas, 2011
• [Lanius cristatus] balticus Oleksas, 2011, [ditto] pripjaticus Oleksas, 2011
• [Garrulus glandarius] capitis Oleksas, 2009
• [Fringilla coelebs] claris Oleksas, 2009, [ditto] ecki Oleksas, 2009
• [Emberiza hortulana] ignita Oleksas, 2009
• [Emberiza schoeniclus] balticae Oleksas, 2009

To me, it looks like the works by "Ove Ansas Oleksas", alt. "Uwe H. Alex" (In German), from 2009-2011/2012) could include quit a lot, several new bits and pieces for the Key.

Some Covers of his Books below:

media_66468938.jpeg Ornis Baltica.jpg 7000010_ml.jpg

Good luck finding them! (and note the Author's name itself on the covers)

Björn

PS. Another Obituary/Nachruf of the Author (Auctor) himself; Uwe Alex, alt. Ove Oleksas [in Lithuanian] (1962–2019), was published in Otis 26 (2019), here (all in German. somewhat easier to read/understand, than the Russian ditto in Laurent's post #6). Also see here; (seite) page 8 (–10). Or, in short: here.
 
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Björn Bergenholtz

... earlier a k a "Calalp"
To me it looks like Mr Olexas/Alex [R.I.P.] could have been of much help to us here on BirdForum. For some of his work (together with Jevgeni/Jevgenij Shergalin/Šergalin) on ResearchGate, see here.

Note (for example) their Paper about: "Sergej Ivanovič Snigirevskij (1895-1955) – Naturschützer und intimer Kenner der Raufußhühner" (here), commemorated in the invalid ssp. "Sylvia curruca snigirewskii " STACHANOW 1929 [earlier dealt with (in April this year) here on BirdForum]:
Sergej Ivanovič Snigirevskij wurde am 29.12.1895 (10.01.1895) [sic] als Spross einer Adels-familie in Tula (südlich von Moskau) geboren. Sein Vater Ivan Alexejevič Snigirevskij war Militär, Jäger und ein großer Naturfreund, die Mutter Sofia Alexejevna Sergejeva musisch und literarisch hochgebildet. ...
[...]
S. I. Snigirevskij starb am 24.11.1955 an einem zweiten Infarkt.

Compare to today's Key to Scientific Names:
snigirewskii
Sergey Ivanovich Snigirevskiy (1896-1956) Russian ornithologist, collector (syn. Sylvia curruca minula).

Which year, or even years, are correct? :unsure:

Well, that I leave in more capable hands. Russian is far, far beyond my capacity.

I just happened to notice the differences ...

Good luck untangling this case!

/B
 
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Björn Bergenholtz

... earlier a k a "Calalp"
"Sylvia curruca snigirewskii " STACHANOW 1929
29.12.1895 old style (Julian) = the date in the calendar that was used in Russia when he was born.
10.01.1896 new style (Gregorian) = the date in the calendar we use now.

(But I already wrote that in April this year here. ;))
That I noted Laurent ... ;) Clearly (as indicated/shown by the sic marker) Mr Olexas/Alex and Shergalin/Šergalin made, or had, a typo, alt. Printers error, in their text.

My question mark was mostly regarding his Death year.

However, today's (updated) Key gives us:
snigirewskii
Sergey Ivanovich Snigirevskiy (1896-1955) Russian ornithologist, collector (syn. Sylvia curruca minula).

Agreement, concordance, serenity rules.

Björn
 
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l_raty

laurent raty
My question mark was mostly regarding his Death year.
OK, I misunderstood. Yes, the death year was wrong there, indeed... (And no-one cross-checked it, perhaps because the calendar issue with his birth was monopolizing the attention -- which it kept doing for me yesterday, obviously... ;))

Another bio of Snigirevskiy (in Russian) published in 2004: here. (Same death circumstances and year -- 3rd line of p. 848.)
(This one is by Vitaliy Vital'evich Bianki, grandson of the (probably better known) ornithologist Valentin L'vovich Bianchi, who unfortunately passed away last month.)
 
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