sperata / speratus

L. sperata  bride, betrothed  < sperare  to expect  < spes, spei  expectation.
● ex “Grimpereau pourpré des Philippines” of Brisson 1760 (Chalcostetha).

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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 19 March 2019).