Aplonis tabuensis tenebrosus Mayr,

Lecroy, Mary, 2014, Type Specimens Of Birds In The American Museum Of Natural History Part 12. Passeriformes: Ploceidae, Sturnidae, Buphagidae, Oriolidae, Dicruridae, Callaeidae, Grallinidae, Corcoracidae, Artamidae, Cracticidae, Ptilonorhynchidae, Cnemophilidae, Paradisaeidae, And Corvidae, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 2014 (393), pp. 1-165: 32

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.1206/885.1

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4612202

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0398542A-191F-FFF3-6AE0-93131D71F9E6

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scientific name

Aplonis tabuensis tenebrosus Mayr
status

 

Aplonis tabuensis tenebrosus Mayr 

Aplonis tabuensis tenebrosus Mayr, 1942: 3  (Boscawen Island, central Polynesia).

Now Aplonis tabuensis tenebrosa Mayr, 1942  . See Amadon, 1962a: 78; Pratt et al., 1987: 273–274; Dickinson, 2003: 652–653; and Craig and Feare, 2009: 723.

HOLOTYPE: AMNH 250787View Materials, adult male, collected on Tafahi (= Boscawen) Island, 15.52S, 173.55W (Times Atlas  ), Tonga, on 25 August 1925, by Joe Hicks on the Whitney South Sea Expedition (no. 19151).GoogleMaps 

COMMENTS: In the original description, Mayr cited the AMNH number of the holotype and gave the range as Tafahi (= Boscawen) and Niuatoputapu (= Keppel) islands. The following are paratypes: Tafahi, AMNH 224295View Materials, 250763–250784View Materials, 250786View Materials, 250788View Materials, 250788View Materials bis–250792, 12 males, 16 females, one sex?, 24–25 August 1925  ; Niuatoputapu, AMNH 250785View Materials, 250793–250803View Materials, 250806View Materials, five males, eight females, 25–26 August 1925. AMNH 250776View Materials and 250788 were exchanged with DMNH and are numbered DMNH 18270View Materials and 18269, respectively (J. Woods, personal commun.). Joe Hicks was a crew member on the Whitney Expedition vessel, France, who learned to prepare specimens  .

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

DMNH

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Sturnidae

Genus

Aplonis

Loc

Aplonis tabuensis tenebrosus Mayr

Lecroy, Mary 2014
2014
Loc

Aplonis tabuensis tenebrosa

Craig, A. J. F. K. & C. J. Feare 2009: 723
Dickinson, E. C. 2003: 652
Pratt, H. D. & P. L. Bruner & D. G. Berrett 1987: 273
Amadon, D. 1962: 78
1962
Loc

Aplonis tabuensis tenebrosus

Mayr, E. 1942: 3
1942