Gervaisia

● (syn. Copsychus Ϯ Madagascan Magpie Robin C. albospecularis) Prof. François Louis Paul Gervais (1816-1879) French zoologist, comparative anatomist; "Nous profitons toutefois de l'occasion, pour signaler comme genres nouveaux:  ...  4. Gervaisia, Bp., pour le petit Saxicolien de Madagascar, rangé provisoirement parmi les Thamnobia: Turdus albospecularis, Eyd. et Gervais, Mag. Zool., 1836, Ois., t. 64 et 65" (Bonaparte 1854).  Var. Cervaisia.
(syn. Phoenicopterus Ϯ Gergovie Flamingo P. croizeti) "GERVAISIA gen. nov.  ETYMOLOGY. The genus is named after Paul Gervais who first described the species. It is feminine in gender.  TYPE SPECIES.  Phoenicopterus croiseti Gervais 1852: 233-234; pl. 2, figs. 4-5." (Harrison & Walker 1976).

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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 14 December 2018).