Platylophus galericulatus (Cuvier, 1816) Swainson, 1832 sec. Corvids of the World

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Platylophus galericulatus (Cuvier, 1816) Swainson, 1832 sec. Corvids of the World

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Distribution

Asia-Tropical Malesia (Borneo nativeA, Jawa (Jawa nativeA), Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia nativeA), Sumatera (Sumatera nativeA))

Type specimens (Remarks)

1827: Wagler referrs to Levaillant too, but mentions Mus. Paris, Lugd., Monac. (as place of voucher deposit?)B 1806: Levaillant calls it Le Geai noir a collier blanc (ou Le Geai longup): Ce geai, absolument nouveau, habite l'isle de Java, il a été envoyé à M.Temminck, qui le conserve dans son beau cabinet à Amsterdam, où je l'ai décrit et dessiné.C 1816: Cuvier mentions Corvus galericulatus in a footnote only and referrs to a drawing of Levaillant (Nob. Vaill. 42).D 1829: Griffith shows a drawing called Vanga cristata Viel. which might be Vieillot. Griffith: Our figure is from a specimen which was seen some years ago in Riddle's Museum, Leadenhall-street.E 2004: both Levaillant's and Griffith's specimens seems to get lost, unclear where Griffith found the name Vanga cristata VieillotF Conclusions: two Syntypes exist in Berlin (Museum für Naturkunde). Holotypus get lost.

Bibliography

A. 2003: The Howard and Moore complete checklist of the birds of the world. 3rd Edition: 504-515
B. Wagler 1827: Systema Avium: Pica, no. 22
C. Levaillant 1806: Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis et des rolliers : suivie de celle des toucans et des barbus 1: 124, no. 42. (as Le Geai noir a collier blanc)
D. Cuvier 1871: Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation I: 399
E. Cuvier 1829: The animal kingdom : arranged in conformity with its organization. The class Aves. v. 6: 486
F. Dickinson, E.C., Dekker, R.W.R.J., Eck, S. & Somadikarta, S. 2004: Systematic notes on Asian birds. 45. Types of the Corvidae. – Zoologische Verhandelingen Leiden 350, 26.xi.2004: 111-148: 113, 126