The authorship and type locality of Melanocorypha leucoptera (Aves: Alaudidae).

@article{Mlkovsk2013TheAA,
  title={The authorship and type locality of Melanocorypha leucoptera (Aves: Alaudidae).},
  author={J. Ml{\'i}kovsk{\'y}},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2013},
  volume={3616},
  pages={
          298-300
        }
}
  • J. Mlíkovský
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Zootaxa
  • The White-winged Lark is a monotypic bird species of Middle Asian steppes (Vaurie 1959; Alstrom et al. 2004; see Cowan 2006, 2007 for the term 'Middle Asia'). It was called Alauda (or Melanocorypha ) sibirica J.F. Gmelin (1789: 799) until Gyldenstolpe (1926: 22) observed that Tanagra siberica Sparrman (1786: pl. 19) is a junior synonym of Melanocorypha yeltoniensis (Forster, 1768: 350) and Hartert and Steinbacher (1933: 103) argued that sibirica J.F. Gmelin is preoccupied in Melanocorypha Boie… CONTINUE READING
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