Genus CIRCUS

Circus Lacepede, Tabl. Ois., p. 4, 1792 (Daudin, 1802). Type by taut, and sub. desig., Lesson, 1828, Falco aeruginosus Linn.

Pygargus Koch, Syst. baier. Zool., pp. xxxii, 127, July 1816. Type by taut., P. dispar Koch = Falco pygargus Linn.

Strigiceps Bonaparte, Consp. Geog. List Birds Europe & N. Am., p. 5, 1831, ex Giorn. Accad. Roma, 1831, nom. nud. Type by sub. desig., Gray, 1840, Falco pygargus Linn. Not Strigiceps Lesson, Rev. Zool., 1840, p. 266.

Glaucopterix Kaup, Class. Saug. u. Vogel, p. 113, Mch. 15, 1844. Type by orig, desig., G. cineraceus Montagu = Falco pygargus Linn.

Spizacircus Kaup, Mus. Senckenb., vol. iii, p. 258, 1845. Type by mon., Circus macropterus Vieillot.

Spilocircus Kaup, Isis, 1847, col. 89. Type by mon., S. jardinii = Circus assimilis Jard. & Sel.

Pterocircus Kaup in Wiegen's Archiv. fur Nat, 1850, p. 32; new name for Glaucopterix Kaup.

Eucircus Acloque, Faune de France, vol. i, p. 122, 1900. Type by sub. desig., Richmond, 1917, Circus aeruginosus Linn.

Pseudocircus Roberts, Ann, Trans. Museum, vol. viii, p. 207, 1922, Type by orig, desig., Accipiter macrourus Gmelin.

Melanocircus id., ibid. Type by orig, desig., Falco maurus Temm.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds. Synonymy(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.7 1930.
Title in Book: 
Genus CIRCUS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1930
Page No: 
417
M_ID: 
3019
M_SN: 
Circus
Volume: 
Vol. 7
Term name: 
id: 
8196

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