bengalus

Erroneous TL. Bengal (= Senegal); ex “Bengali”of Brisson 1760 (in the mistaken belief that the Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu came from Bengal) (Uraeginthus).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 12 December 2018).