Genus SITTA

Sitta Linn., Syst. Nat., 10th ed., p. 115, Jan. 1758. Type by mon., S. europaea Linn.

Sithella Rafinesque, Anal. Nature, p. 68, 1815: new name for Sitta Linn.

Orthorhynchus Swainson, Zool. Illus., ser. 1, pt. i, pl. 2, Oct. 1820, ex Horsfield MS. Type by mon,, Sitta frontalis Swainson. Not Orthorhynchus Cuvier, 1800, Lecons, vol. i, tab. 4.

Dendrophila Swainson, Classif. Birds, vol. ii, p. 318, July 1837. Type by mon., Sitta frontalis Swainson. Not Dendrophilia Hodgson, Madras Journ., vol. v, p. 432, Apl. 1837.

Callisitta Bonaparte, Consp. Av., vol. i, p. 226, 1850. Type by mon., Sitta formosa Blyth.

Rupisitta Buterlin, Mitteil. Kaukes. Museum, vol. iii, pp.49-64, Apl. 1907. Type by orig. desig. Sitta dresseri Zarudny.

Poecilositta Buturlin, Trans. Soc. Imp. Nat. Petrograd, vol. xliv, pp. 149-156-157, 1916. Type by orig. desig., Sitta azurea Lesson.

Homositta id., ibid., pp. 152-156-159, 1916. Type by orig. desig., Sitta castaneoventris Franklin.

Mesositta id., ibid., pp. 153-158-159, 1916. Type by orig. desig., Sitta himalayensis Franklin.

Leptositta id., ibid., pp. 153-156-159, 1916. Type by orig. desig., Sitta leucopsis Gould.

Poliositta Robinson & Kloss, Journ. Fed. Malay States Mus., vol. viii, p. 228, Dec. 1918; in errore, Poecilositta Buturlin.

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 SITTA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1930
Page No: 
23
M_ID: 
26375
M_SN: 
Sitta
Volume: 
Vol. 7
Term name: 
id: 
5494

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