magnum / magnus

L. magnus  great, large, mighty.
● ex “Grand Corbeau” of Levaillant 1800, pl. 51 (unident.;?syn. Corvus sp.).
● ex “Grand Perroquet vert de la Nouvelle Guinée” of Sonnerat 1776, and “New-Guinea Green Parrot” of Latham 1781 (syn. Eclectus roratus).
● ex “Grand Batara” of de Buffon (Sonnini ed.) 1800-1802 (syn. Taraba major).
● ex “Grand Grimpar” of Levaillant 1807 (unident.; ?syn. Xiphocolaptes sp.).

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Recommended citation
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 15 December 2018).