The Key to Scientific Names

Edited by James A. Jobling
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Aethorhynchus

(Aegithinidaesyn. Aegithina Ϯ Great Iora A. lafresnayei) Gr. αηθης aēthēs  unusual  < negative prefix α- a- ; ηθος ēthos  custom, character; ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill; "Ægithininæ  ...  Aëthorhynchus n.g.  (Jora lafresnayi Hartl. R. Z. 1844; Mag. de Z. 1845 t. 60; — I. innotata Blyth. J. As. Soc., Cat. n:o 1291 et add. p. 342).  Rostrum longius, capiti subæquale; remigum 3tia cubitales æquans.  (Aηθης, insuetus: rostri forma inter has aves insolita.)." (Sundevall 1872); "Aethorhynchus Sundevall, 1872, Math [sic]. Nat. Av. Disp. Tentamen, p. 8. Type, by subsequent designation, Iora lafresnayei Hartlaub (Sharpe, 1881, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 6, p. 13)." (Delacour in Peters, 1960, IX, p. 300).


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