nubicus

Mod. L. Nubicus Nubian < L. Nuba Nubian.
● ex “Guêpier de Nubie” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 649, “Guêpier rouge à tête bleue” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Blue-headed Bee-eater” of Latham 1782 (Merops).

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Recommended citation
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 20 January 2019).