SYNTHLIBORAMPHUS

(Alcidae; Ϯ Ancient Murrelet S. antiquus) Gr. συνθλιβω sunthlibō  to compress  < συν sun, συμ sum  together; θλιβω thlibō  to squeeze; ῥαμφος rhamphos  bill; "b. Subgen. Synthliboramphus Nob.  Rostrum breve, altum dilatatum, a latere inspectum fere ovale.   Spec. 5. Synthliboramphus antiquus Nob. — Alca antiqua Lath.; Uria antiqua Pall.   Spec. 6. Synthliboramphus Temminckii Nob. — Uria Wumizusume Temm. planch. col. tab. 579." (Brandt 1837); "Synthliboramphus M. Brandt, Bull. Sci. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersb., 2, 1837, col. 347. Type, by subsequent designation, Alca antiqua Gmelin. (G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 77.)" (Peters 1934, II, 356).
Var. Synthliborhamphus, Syntliborhamphus.
Synon. Endomychura, Micruria, Rhamphosynthlipsis.

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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 11 December 2018).