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Liste des types d'oiseaux des collections du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle de Paris. 8 : Rapaces diurnes (Accipitridés), première partie

Claire VOISIN & Jean-François VOISIN

fr Zoosystema 23 (1) - Pages 173-190

Published on 30 March 2001

List of bird types in the collections of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. 8: diurnal raptors (Accipitridae), first part

The type specimens of 36 diurnal raptor taxa are reviewed critically. Lectotypes are designated for the following taxa : Falco thoracinus Cuvier in Lesson, 1830, Falco histrionicus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824, Circus humbloti Oustalet, 1885, Accipiter ventralis Sclater, 1866, Nisus malfini Lesson, 1830, Doedalion candidum Lesson, 1830, Falco dussumieri Temminck, 1824 and Nisus australis Lesson, 1830. Seven specimens noted as types, which they are not according to the Code, are also treated.

Keywords :

Aves, Accipitridae, spécimens-types, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle.

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