EMBERIZA

(Emberizidae; Ϯ Yellowhammer E. citrinella) Old Swiss German name Embritz for a bunting  < Old German Ammer  bunting. "97. EMBERIZA.  Rostrum conicum.  Mandibulæ basi deorsum a se invicem discedentes: inferiore lateribus inflexo-coarctata; superiore angustiore." (Linnaeus 1758); "Emberiza Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, p. 177. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1840, List Genera Birds, ed. 1, p. 47), Emberiza citrinella Linnaeus." (Paynter in Peters 1970, XIII, 5). Linnaeus's Emberiza comprised fourteen species (E. nivalis, E. Calandra, E. Hortulana, E. Citrinella, E. Orix, E. Quelea, E. militaris, E. atrata, E. familiaris, E. flaveola, E. psittacea, E. paradisæa, E. Ciris, E. Alario).  
Var. Emberyza, Emberitza, EmbritzaEmbriza, Emberisa, Emeberiza.   
Synon. Buscarla, Chrysophrys, Cia, Cirlus, Citrinella, Cosmospina, Cristemberiza, Crithophaga, Cynchramus, Fringillaria, Fringilloides, Glycyspina, Granativora, Hortulana, Hortulanus, Hylaespiza, Hypocentor, Latoucheornis, Melophus, Miliaria, Ocyris, Onychospina, Orospina, Pityornis, Polymitra, Pyrrhulorhyncha, Schaenicola, Schoeniclus, Spina, Spodiospina, Tisa.

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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 23 January 2019).