Amblynura

(syn. Erythrura Ϯ Red-headed Parrotfinch E. pealii) Gr. αμβλυνω amblunō  to blunt; ουρα oura  tail; "XXIVAmblynura *) RCHB.  Stummelschwanz.  ...  Schwanz sehr kurz und breit abgerundet, die Federn schmal und schwach.  ...  93-94. A. Pealei (Erythrura -- HARTLAUB Wiegm. Archiv XVIII. 104. Proceed. XXVI. 1858. 462.) RCHB.  ...  95. A. cyanovirens (Geospiza cyanovirens PEALE Unit. St. Expl. Exp. Ornith. 117.) HARTLAUB in Wiegm. Arch. XVIII. 104. Erythrura cyanovirens HARTL. Proceed. 1858. 462. 6. Pucherani BP. 457.?  ...   *) von αμβλυνειν, abstumpfen und ἡ ουρα, der Schwanz." (Reichenbach 1862); "Amblynura Reichenbach, 1862-63, Singvögel, p. 32. Type, by subsequent designation (Sharpe, 1890, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 13, p. 280), Erythrura pealii Hartlaub." (Mayr in Peters 1968, XIV, 365).

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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 16 January 2019).