ALAEMON

(Alaudidae; Ϯ Greater Hoopoe Lark A. alaudipes desertorum) Gr. αλημων alēmōn, αλημονος alēmonos  wanderer  < αλαομαι alaomai  to wander; "GEN. 34.  ALAEMON.   78. AL. DESERTORUM Stanley. — Alauda desertorum Stanley. Salt's Reise app. p. LX. — Alauda bifasciata Lichtenst. Doubl. p. 28. n. 285.  In den Sandebenen Nord-Afrika's, in Candia, einzeln zufällig in Sicilien und der Provence angetroffen.   ...  Wüstenlerche." (von Keyserling & Blasius 1840); "Alaemon Keyserling and Blasius, 1840, Wirbelth. Europas, 1, p. xxvi. Type, by monotypy, Alauda desertorum Stanley." (Peters 1960, IX, 39).

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 20 January 2019).