A further note on the scientific name of Bullocks' Oriole.

@article{Chesser2015AFN,
  title={A further note on the scientific name of Bullocks' Oriole.},
  author={R. T. Chesser},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2015},
  volume={3956 3},
  pages={
          444
        }
}
  • R. T. Chesser
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Zootaxa
  • Chesser (2013) intended to introduce a justified emendation to Icterus bullockii under Article 32.5.1 of the Code (ICZN 1999), because the name honors both William Bullock, Sr., and William Bullock, Jr. However, the correction bullockorum is "incorrect" and therefore is an unjustified emendation (Article 33.2.3). Under the assumption that the name Bullock was latinized (cf. Article 31.1.1) to Bullockius ( bullocki – + the nominative case ending – us ) and therefore that the name bullockii… CONTINUE READING

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