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PAPER: Yellow Bishop type specimen

2010-01-07 (40)

Oschadleus HD. 2009. Type specimen of Euplectes capensis macrorhynchus (Aves). Annals of the Transvaal Museum 46:113

This short note corrects an error in the published catalogue of avian types in the Transvaal Museum (Dean WRJ 2007, Type specimens of birds (Aves) in the Transvaal Museum collection, Annals of the Transvaal Museum 44: 67-121). The holotype for Yellow Bishop Euplectes capensis macrorhynchus is specimen TM 11811, and TM 11810 is a paratype, both from Klawer near Vanrhynsdorp, in the Western Cape, and collected by Austin Roberts in September 1917.

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