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Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig Graf von Berlepsch (1850-1915) German ornithologist, collector specialising in the Neotropical avifauna (Aglaiocercus, Anthocephala, Asthenes, syn. Catharus fuscater, subsp. Ceratopipra erythrocephalaChaetocercus, subsp. Chamaeza campanisona, subsp. Chlorostilbon lucidus (ex Chlorostilbon splendidus egregius von Berlepsch & Ihering, 1885), subsp. Colius striatus, subsp. Conopias trivirgatus, CranioleucaCrypturellus, Dacnis, syn. Dendrocolaptes picumnus validus, syn. Eremophila teleschowi, syn. Eriocnemis vestita, subsp. Hafferia zeledoni, syn. Heliodoxa jacula henryi, syn. Henicorhina leucophrys, Hylopezus, syn. Hylopezus macularius paraensis, Leptasthenura, subsp. Lesbia victoriae, subsp. Merganetta leucogenis, subsp. Mitrephanes phaeocercus, syn. Myiornis auricularis, subsp. Myrmoborus lugubris, subsp. Myrmotherula menetriesii, subsp. Ochthoeca fumicolor, Parotia, Patagioenas, subsp. Phaeochroa cuvierii, syn. Phaethornis syrmatophorus, subsp. Phimosus infuscatus, subsp. Polioptila dumicola, subsp. Pseudotriccus pelzelni, subsp. Pyrrhura melanura, Rhegmatorhina, syn. Sicalis olivascens, Sipia, subsp. Sphenopsis melanotis, syn. Tangara episcopus prysjonesi, subsp. Tangara nigroviridis, subsp. Thamnophilus tenuepunctatus, subsp. Tolmomyias sulphurescens, syn. Turdus albicollis spodiolaemus, subsp. Veniliornis mixtus, subsp. Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus).


(Furnariidae; Ϯ Point-tailed Palmcreeper B. rikeri) Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig Graf von Berlepsch (1850-1915) German ornithologist, collector specialising in the Neotropical avifauna; "Berlepschia, gen. nov.   GENERIC CHARACTERS.—Most like Pseudocolaptes, REICHENBACH, but with the wing more pointed (first quill longer than fifth instead of shorter than tenth), feet much weaker (tarsus not longer than bill from frontal feathers), tail-feathers narrower and more pointed at tips, and coloration very different (type species with lower parts streaked and spotted with black and white, top of head and hind-neck black streaked with white, back scapulars, greater portion of wings, rump, upper tail-coverts, and tail plain cinnamon-rufous or rusty).    Type, Picolaptes rikeri RIDGW.   The type species of this new genus was at first referred to Picolaptes, but Count von Berlepsch, to whom its was sent for examination, has kindly pointed out its radical differences from that genus and its relationship to Pseudocolaptes, facts which are at once obvious when the proper comparison is made. In selecting a name for this new genus, I can think of none more fitting than that given at the head of this article as a slight recognition of Count von Berlepsch's eminent services in the careful elucidation of Neotropical ornithology." (Ridgway 1887).
● (syn. Pachyramphus Ϯ Green-backed Becard P. viridis) "Berlepschia chrysoblephara W. Bertoni (gen. nov.)  (Jénero dedicado al célebre naturalista alemán, Conde de Berlepsch; n. especif., del griego chrysos, oro, y blepharon, párpado: que tiene los párpados de oro)" (Bertoni 1901).

berlepschiana / berlepschianus / berlepschii

Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig Graf von Berlepsch (1850-1915) German ornithologist (syn. Euphonia pectoralis, subsp. Myiarchus oberi, syn. Pitylus fuliginosus).