GALERIDA

(Alaudidae; Ϯ Crested Lark G. cristata) L. galerita, galeritus, galerius or avis galerita  lark with a crest, either the Crested Lark or the Eurasian Skylark  < galerum  cap, bonnet  < galea  helmet; "Fam. Alaudidae.   Gattung Galerida 4    Hieher aus Europa:  1. Alauda cristata Lin.   2. — undata Gm.    Africa:  3. cinerea Gm.   4. isabellina Tem. col. 244. fig. 2.   ...   4 Plin." (Boie 1828); "Galerida Boie, 1828, Isis von Oken, col. 321. Type, by subsequent designation, Alauda cristata Linnaeus (Gray, 1840, List. Gen. Birds, p. 47)." (Peters 1960, IX, 55).   
Var. Galerita, Golerida.   
Synon. Calendula, Corydus, Erana, Heliocorys, Heterops, Ptilocorys, Spizalauda.

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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 11 December 2018).