UROCOLIUS

(Coliidae; Ϯ Blue-naped Mousebird U. macrourus) Gr. ουρα oura  tail; genus Colius Brisson 1760, mousebird; "L[anius]. cauda cuneiformi longissima cærulescente" (Linnaeus 1766); "55. COLIIDÆ.   ...   *1242. Urocolius, Bp." (Bonaparte 1854 (Ann. Sci. Nat. Zool.)); "26. UROCOLIUS, Bp. — 59. macrourus, L. (senegalensis, Gm.) — 60. indicus, Lath. (quiriva, Less.)" (Bonaparte 1854 (Ateneo Italiano)); "Urocolius Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, Aug., 1854, p. 313 (separately paged reprint cited as Consp. Vol. Anisodactylorum, p. 3).Type, by subsequent designation, Lanius macrourus Linné. (Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 149.)   ...   2 This name is a nomen nudum in Ann. Sci. Nat. Zool. (4), 1, 1854, p. 131." (Peters 1945, V, 146).
Synon. Limnatornis, Palaeopicus.

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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 23 January 2019).