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Liste des types d'oiseaux des collections du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle de Paris. 10 : Mégapodes (Megapodiidae)

Soekarja SOMADIKARTA, Jean-François VOISIN & René W. R. J. DEKKER

fr Zoosystema 24 (1) - Pages 181-186

Published on 29 March 2002

List of types of birds in the collections of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle in Paris. 10: Megapodes (Megapodiidae)

The types of eight megapode taxa in the collection of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle in Paris are reviewed critically. A lectotype is designated for Megapodius freycinet Gaimard, 1823. Specimen No. C.G. 2000-3291 of Megapodius rubripes Temminck, 1826 cannot be considered as belonging to the type series of this taxon.

Keywords :

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

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