Genus PITTA

Pitta Vieillot, Analyse nouv. Orn., p. 42, 1816. Type by sub. desig., Gray, 1842: Pitta brachyura Linn.

Brachyurus Thunberg, K. Vet.-Acad. Handl. Stockholm, 1821, p. 369, 1822. Type by taut., Corvus brachyurus Linn. Not Brachyurus Fischer, 1808.

Paludicola Hodgs., J. A. S. B., vol. vi, p. 103, Feb. 1837. Type by mon., P. nipalensis Hodgs.

Hydrornis Blyth, J. A. S. B., vol. xii, p. 960, 1843-44, ex Hodgs. MS.; new name for Paludicola Hodgs. Not Paludicola Wagler, 1830.

Heleornis Hodgs, in Gray's Zool. Miscell., p. 83, 1844; new name for Paludicola Hodgs.

Gigantipitta Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, vol. ii, p. 316, Aug. 1854. Type by mon., Pitta caerulea.

Melanopitta id., ibid., p. 317, Aug. 1854. Type by mon., Pitta cucullata Hartlaub.

Galeripitta Elliot, Monogr. Pittidae, ed. 2, p. xvii, 1895. Type by mon., Pitta cucullata Hartlaub.

Phaeniocichla Cabanis & Heine, Mus. Hein., vol. i, pt. ii, p. 5, 1859. Type by orig, desig., Pitta granatina Temm. & Laug.

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 PITTA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1930
Page No: 
296
M_ID: 
12533
M_SN: 
Hydrornis
Volume: 
Vol. 7
Term name: 
id: 
7428

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