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Sylvietta denti (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) (1 Viewer)

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Sylvietta denti (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) OD here
Apalis denti Ogilvie-Grant, 1907 OD here
Pholidornis rushiae denti Ogilvie-Grant, 1907 OD here

The Eponym Dictionary of Birds claims:
Dent's Short-tailed Warbler Sylvietta denti Ogilvie-Grant, 1906 [Alt. Lemon-bellied Crombec]
Apalis sp. Apalis denti Ogilvie-Grant, 1907 NCR [Alt. Buff-throated Apalis; JS Apalis rufogularis nigrescens]
Tit-hylia ssp. Pholidornis rushiae denti Ogilvie-Grant, 1907
Captain Richard Edward Dent (b.1882) was a British explorer who collected intropical Africa (1901 and 1906). He became a game warden in Kenya (c.1928–1931) in charge of fisheries, and was one of the very few people to have seen the Marozi or Spotted Lion Panthera leo maculatus (a mysterious big cat which is probably a mutation rather than a valid subspecies). He introduced black bass and tilapia into Lake Naivasha (1928). Four mammals are named after him.

The Key to Scientific Names
Capt. Richard Edward Dent (1882-1942) British settler in Kenya, planter, collector, game-warden (syn. Apalis rufogularis nigrescens, subsp. Pholidornis rushiae, Sylvietta).

The mammals are:
  • Rhinolophus denti Thomas, 1904 OD here
  • Otomys denti Thomas, 1906 OD here
  • Cercopithecus denti Thomas, 1907 OD here
  • Crocidura denti Dollman, 1915 OD here
The story about the lion is mentioned as well here: No idea where it was reported originally. More on him and his family here as Richard Edward 'Samaki' DENT.
 
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