Genus PHAETHON

Phaethon Linn., Syst. Nat., 12th ed., vol. i, p. 134, Jan. 1758. Type by sub. desig., Gray, 1820, P. aethereus Linn.

Lepturus Brisson, Orn., vol. i. p. 60 ; vol. vi, p. 479, 1760. Type by taut., P. aethereus Linn.

Tripocophilus Stephens in Shaw's Gen. Zool., vol. xiii, pl. i, p. 122,1826, ex Leach MS. Type by orig. desig., P. aethereus Linn.

Lepturus Reichenbach, Nat. Syst. Vog., p. vii, 1852-53. Type by orig, desig., L. edwardsi Brandt = P. lepturus Daudin. Not Lepturus Brisson, 1760.

Phoenicurus Bonaparte, Comptes Rendus Acad. Sci. Paris, vol. xli p. 1115, 1855. Type by mon., P. rubicauda Boddaert. Not Phoenicurus Forster, 1817.

Leptophaethon Mathews, Austral Av. Rec, vol. ii, p. 56, 1913. Type by orig, desig., P. lepturus dorotheae Mathews.

Scaeophaethon id., ibid. Type by orig, desig., P. rubricauda westralis Mathews.

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.8 1930.
Title in Book: 
Genus PHAETHON
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1930
Page No: 
549
M_ID: 
2039
M_SN: 
Phaethon
Volume: 
Vol. 8
Term name: 
id: 
8870

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