The type specimens of Corvidae (Aves) in the Museum für Naturkunde at the Humboldt-University of Berlin, with the description of a new subspecies of Dendrocitta vagabunda

@article{Steinheimer2009TheTS,
  title={The type specimens of Corvidae (Aves) in the Museum f{\"u}r Naturkunde at the Humboldt-University of Berlin, with the description of a new subspecies of Dendrocitta vagabunda},
  author={F. Steinheimer},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2009},
  volume={2149},
  pages={1-49}
}
The status of all type specimens of crows, raven, jays, magpies, treepies, and choughs (Corvidae) housed in the Museum fur Naturkunde at the Humboldt-University of Berlin (ZMB) is discussed, including those specimens considered to be paralectotypes and paratypes. Each entry includes the history of the specimen, and, when necessary, its nomenclature and taxonomy. A brief overview is given of the impact of World War II on the bird collections of ZMB. Nomenclatural changes were instituted in two… Expand
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