Fringillaria

(synEmberiza Ϯ Cape Bunting E. capensis) Variant of genus Fringilla Linnaeus, 1758, finch; "Fringillaria, Swains.  Bill with upper mandible entire. Wings short; the primary quills not much longer than the tertials. Tail moderate, either quite even, or very slightly rounded.  Lateral toes small, equal.  All the claws small and short.  Africa, also India?    F. capensis. Pl. Enl. 664. 2.   striolata. Rüpp. Atl. 10.a.   cæsia. Ib. 10.b.  rufa. Part 5. No. 103.   vittata. Ib. No. 104.   anthoïdes. Ib. No. 105." (Swainson 1837); "Fringillaria Swainson, 1837, Class. Birds, 2, p. 289. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1840, List Genera Birds, ed. 1, p. 47), Emberiza capensis Linnaeus." (Paynter in Peters 1970, XIII, 5).    Var. Frnigillaria.

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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).