The Key to Scientific Names

Edited by James A. Jobling
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Afrocichla

(Turdidae; syn. Turdus Olive Thrush T. olivaceus) L. Afer, Afra  African  < Africa  Africa; Gr. κιχλη kikhlē thrush; "Turdus olivaceus and T. cabanisi cannot be associated with the preceding genus [Peliocichla], side by side with which they may occur, and may therefore be placed in a new genus under the name of AFROCICHLA, genotype T. olivaceus L." (A. Roberts 1922); "Afrocichla A. Roberts, 1922, Annals Transvaal Mus., VIII (4), p. 228.  Type, by original designation, Turdus olivaceus Linnaeus, 1766." (JAJ 2020).


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