brachydactyla / brachydactylus

Gr. βραχυδακτυλος brakhudaktulos short-toed < βραχυς brakhus short; δακτυλος daktulos toe.
● ex “Fringilla brachydactyla” of Hemprich MS (Carpospiza).

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Recommended citation
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 on 21 March 2019).