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

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


Asia-Tropical Malesia (BorneonativeA, Jawa (JawanativeA), Malaya (Peninsular MalaysianativeA), Sumatera (SumateranativeA))

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.


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