Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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Mod. L. murinus  mouse-grey  < L. murinus  of mice  < mus, muris  mouse (cf. Med. L. murina  plague, murrain).
● ex "Perruche souris" of Brisson 1760, “Perruche à poitrine grise” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 768, and “Perruche” of Pernety 1769 (syn. Myiopsitta monachus).