Type specimens and type localities of Siberian birds (Aves) described by Jean Cabanis

@article{Mlkovsk2009TypeSA,
  title={Type specimens and type localities of Siberian birds (Aves) described by Jean Cabanis},
  author={J. Ml{\'i}kovsk{\'y} and S. Frahnert},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2009},
  volume={2297},
  pages={64-68}
}
  • J. Mlíkovský, S. Frahnert
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Zootaxa
  • From 1870 to 1872, Jean Cabanis described four species-group taxa of Siberian birds. These include Gallinago heterocerca (Scolopacidae), Accentor erythropygus (Prunellidae), Parus obtectus (Paridae), and Pyrrhula cinerascens (Fringillidae). In this paper we identified the types of these taxa, restricted their type localities, and checked their taxonomic identity with the following results: (1) We demonstrated that type specimens of all species-group taxa were deposited in the Berlin Museum and… CONTINUE READING