The Key to Scientific Names

Edited by James A. Jobling
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Caffrapus

(Apodidae; syn. Apus White-rumped Swift A. caffer) Portmanteau of specific combination Apus caffer (Lichtenstein, 1823); "3.  Tail very deeply forked, for more than an inch: Caffrapus gen. nov., type Cypselus caffer Lcht." (A. Roberts 1922); "Caffrapus A. Roberts, 1922, Annals Transvaal Mus., VIII (4), p. 217.  Type, by original designation, Cypselus caffer Lichtenstein, 1823." (JAJ 2020) (see Tachymarptis).


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