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Pyrotrogon kasumba usa Harrisson & Hartley, 1934 (1 Viewer)


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Pyrotrogon kasumba usa Harrisson & Hartley, 1934 OD here

Not for the glory of Donald Trump ;) and his America first the OD claims:

Named after our most reliable native and friend, Uyau Usa, a Kenya from Long Atun, on the Tinjar River, Sarawak. We promised to name a bird after him, and Trogon shooting was one of his specialities.

The Eponym Dictionary of Birds claims:

Red-naped Trogon ssp. Pyrotrogon kasumba usa Harrisson & Hartley, 1934 NCR [JS Harpactes kasumba impavidus]
Uyan Usa (fl.1933) was a Bornean collector in Sarawak.

The Key to Scientific Names
Uyan Usa (fl. 1933) Bornean collector in Sarawak (syn. Harpactes kasumba impavidus).

So his name seems Uyau and not Uyan. And maybe someone is able to explore his life dates.

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