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CATALOGUE



OF THE



GENERA AND SUBGENERA



OF



BIRDS



CONTAINED IN THE



BRITISH MUSEUM.



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LONDON: $

PRINTED BY ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES.
1855.



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PRINTED BY TAYLOR AND FRANCIS,



INTRODUCTION.



THE principal object of the present Catalogue is to give a
complete List of the GENERA and SUBGENERA of BIRDS,
with their chief Synonyma and Types : much attention has
been paid to the date of publication of each name.

It commences with the ' Systema Naturae,' published
by Linnaeus in 1 735, and great labour has been bestowed in
collecting them from the various works and periodicals to
the present period.

The Genera are marked by an Asterisk, and those left
unmarked are to be considered only of subgeneric value.

The Genera which are not at present in the British
Museum Collection are marked with a dagger (f), to
indicate the Desiderata.

The Catalogue has been prepared by Mr. GEORGE
ROBERT GRAY, Author of the " GENERA OF BIRDS,"
who has, in that and other works, particularly directed his
attention to the Synonymy of this Class of Animals.

JOHN EDWARD GRAY. -

April 6, 1855.



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LIST



OF



GENERA AND SUBGENERA



OF



BIRDS:';/,? &



AVES.
Order I. ACCIPITRES, L.

Suborder I. ACCIPITRES DIURNI, Vieill.
Fam. I. GYPAETHLE, J.E. Gr.



Subfam. I. GYPAETIN^E, Pr. B. (G. of B. p. 2).

rPAETOS, Storr. 1784. Gyptus, Dum. 1806. Phene, Si
1809. Gypaetus, Vig. 1825. (Falco barbatus, Linn.}



Fam. II. VULTURID.E, Vig.
Subfam. I. VULTURIN.E, Pr.B. (G. of B. p. 5).

*2. VULTUR, Mcehr. 1J52, et p. Linn. 1756. ^Egypius, Sav.
1809. Polypteryx, Hodgs. 1844. (Vultur monachus,
Linn.}

*3. OTOGYPS, G. R. Gr. 1841. Hemigyps, Hodgs. 1844. Vul-
tur, G. R. Gr. 1840. (Vultur auricularis, Daud.}
4. GYPS, Sav. 1809. Vultur, Briss. 1760. Gy polls (!), Agdss*
(Vultur fulvus, GOT.)

B



2 GENERA AND SUBGENERA

Subfam. II. SARCORAMPHIN^E, G. R. Gr. (G. of B. p. 3).

*5. SARCORAMPHUS, Dum. 1806. Vultur, Linn. 1/58. Sar-
corhamphus, Ay ass. Gypagus, Vieill. 1816. Cathartes,
III. 1811. Zopilotes, Flem. 1822. (Vultur gryphus,
Linn.}

*6. CATHARISTA, Vieill. 1816. Vultur, Vieill. 1807. Cathartes,
p. III. 1811. (Vultur aura, Linn.)

*7. NEOPHRON, Sow. Falco, Z/mw. 1748, nee 1735. Percno-
pterus,, Rfifinq. 1815, et Cwi?. 1817. (Vultur percnopterus,

L<AW/'

8. CAPRO.RNIS, K<ZM^, iS49. Cathartes, Boie, 1826, nee IW.
(Cataartes rijenachus, Temm.)

Subfam. III. GYPOHIERACIN^E, G. R. Gr. (G. of B. p. 7}

*9. GYPOHIERAX, Rilpp. 1835. Racama, J. E. Gr 1840.
(Falco angolensis, Gm.)



Fam. III. FALCONID^E, Leach.
Subfam. I. POLYBORIN.E, G. R. Gr. (G. of B. p. 9).

*10. IBYCTER, Vieill. 1816. Ibicter, Kaup, 1845. Gymnops,

p. Spix, 1824. (Falco americanus, Bodd.)
11. DAPTRIUS, Vieill. 1816. Gymnops, Spix, 1824. (Daptrius
ater, Vieill.}

*12. MILVAGO, Spix, 1824. Parasifalco, Less. 1837 ? (Poly-
boms chimachima, Vieill.}

13. SENEX, J. E. Gr. 1839. Aetotriorchis, ITaMp, 1844. He-

lotriorchis, ReicJienb. 1850. (Falco leucurus, Forst.}

14. PHALCOBGENUS, D'Ori. <^ La/r. 1837. Phalcobaenus,

Kaup, 1847. Falcobcenus, Less. 1839. (Phalcobcenus
montanus, D'Orb. fy Lafr.}

*15. POLYBORUS, Vieill. 1816. Caracara, Cuv. 1817. (Falco
brasiliensis, Grw.)

Subfam. II. BUTEONIN^E, Sw. (G.of B. p. 11).

*16. BUTEO, Cuv. 1799-1800. (Falco buteo, Linn.)
17. CRAXIREX, Gould, 1838. Pcecilopternis, Kaup, 1847.
Psecilopternis, Pr. B. 1849. Accipiter, Vieill. 1807.
(Craxirex galapagoensis, Gould. Buteo borealis ?)



OF BIRDS. .3

18. BUTEOGALLUS, Less. 1831. Ichthyoborus, Kaup, 1845.

(Falco aequinoctialis, Gm.)

19. TACHYTRIORCHIS, Kaup, 1844. (Falco pterocles, Temm.)
f20. GYPOICTINIA, Kaup, 1847- Gypsoictinia, G. R. Gr. 1849.

Gypsictinia, Reichenb. 1850. Milvus, p. Kaup, 1851.
(Buteo melanostemon, Gould.)

21. LEUCOPTERNIS, Kaup, 1847. Pseudastur, BL 1848.

(Falco raelanops, Temm.)

22. BUTAQUILA, et Hemiaetus, Hodgs. 1844. (Butaquila stro-

phiata, Hodgs.)

23. ARCHIBUTEO, Brehm. 1828. Triorchis, Kaup, 1829, nee

Leach, 1816. Butaetes, Less. 1831. Buteo, Cuv. 1817.
Archibutes, ^4%. (Falco lagopus, Gm.)

Subfam. III. AQUILINE, Sw. (G. of B. p. 13).

*24. AQUILA, Ma>hr. 1752. Falco, Linn. 1735, et III 1811.
Ae'tos, Nitzsch, 1 840. Aetus, Agass. Aquilla, Nitzsch,
1839. (Falco chrysaetos, Linn.)

25. HIERAAETUS, 1844, et Hieraetus, 1845, Iftmp. Aquila,

Keys. # BJ. 1840. Hieroaetus, Pr. B. 1849. Jeraetus,
Kaup, 1851. Hieracaetus, Agass. (Falco pennatus, Gm.)

26. PTEROAETUS, Kaup, 1844. Pteraetus, Reichenb. 1850.

(Falco vulturirms, Daud.)

27- HETEROPUS, 1842, et Neopus, 1844, Hodgs. Onichaaetus,
1844, et Onychaetus, 1845, Kaup. Ictinaetus, Jerd.
1844*. Onichoaetus, Pr. B. 1849. (Faico malayensis,
Reinw.)

28. UROAETUS, 1844, et Uraetus, 1845, Kaup. (Vultur audax,

Lath.)

29. PSEUDAETUS, Hodgs. 1844. Tolmaetus, 1845, et Eutol-

maetus, 1848, Bl. (Falco Bonellii, Temm.)
*30. SPIZAETUS, Vieill. 1816. Falco, Linn. 1766, nee 1735.
Falco 3 div. Gm. 1788. Plumipeda, Flem. 1822. Har-
pyia, Spix, 1824, nee Cuv. Aquila, Boie, 1826. Spiziaetus,
Kaup, 1851. Spizaetos, Hartl. 1853. (Falco ornatus,
Daud.)

31. PTERNURA, KaMj?, 1845. Pterura, G. E. Gr. 1848.

(Falco tyrannus, Pr. Max.)

32. SPIZASTUR, Less. 1837. Spiziastur, Kaup, 1851, (Falco

atricapillus, Cuv.)

* Nee Ictinoaetus, Kaup, 1844.



GENERA AND SUBGENERA

33. LOPHAETUS, Kaup, 1847. Morphnus, Kaup, 1845,

nee Cuv. (Falco occipitalis, Daud.)

34. LIMNAETUS, Vig. 1831. Nisaetos, Hodgs. 1836. Spizae-

tus, Sw.1837. Nisaetus,J#ass. ( Falco ly mnaetus, Horsf.)
*35. MORPHNUS, Cuv. 1817. Morphinus, Flem. 1822. (Falco

guianensis, Daud.}
36. URUBITINGA, Less. 1837. Spizageranus, Kaup, 1844.

Hypomorphnus, Ca6. 1844. Aquila, Spix, 1824. Hypo-

morphinus, G. R. Gr. 1845. Rupomis, p. Kaup, 1847-

Spizogeranus, Agass. (Falco urubitiriga, Gm.)
*37. THRASAETUS, G. R. Gr. 1837. Falco, 2 div. Gm. 1788.

Harpia, Vieill. 1816. Harpyia, Cat;. 1817, nee Ochsenh.

1810. (Falco harpyia, Linn.)
38. HARPYHALKETUS, io/V. 1842. Harpyhaliaetus, G.R.Gr.

1845. (Harpyia coronata, Vieill.)
*39. CIRCAETUS, FieiW. 1816. Circaetos, Keys, fy El. 1840.

Circseatus, Vig. 1842. (Falco gallicus, Gm.)

40. SPILORNIS, G. R. Gr. 1840. Hsematornis, Fi^. 1831, nee

Sw. 1824. Ophaetus, Jerd. 1844. Hypaetus, Geoffr.l
(Falco bacha, Daud.}

41. POLIORNIS, UTaup, 1844. Butastur, 1844, et Bupernis,

184 ? Hodgs. Buteopernis, James. 184 ? Pernopsis,
Dubus, 1860. Valeria" JBoie, JfS/S y . (Circus teesa,



*42. PANDION, Sav. 180.9. Triorchis, Leach, 1816. Balbu-

sardus, F/em. 1828. (Falco haliaetus, Linn.)
43. POLIOAETUS, Kaup, 1847- Ichthyiaetus, La/r. 1839, nee
Kaup, 1829. Pontoaetus, G. R. Gr. 1845, nee Kaup.
Icthyaetus, El. 1851. Ichthyaetus, Kaup, 1844. (Falco
ichthyaetus, Horsf.)

*44. HALIAETUS, -Sav. 1809. Aquila, Vieill. 1807, nee Mce&r.
1752. Haliaeatus, 1824, et Halizeetus, 1825, Vig. Ha-
liaetos, Keys. 8f El. 1840. Haliaeetus, Thomp. 1838.
Haliaetus, G. R. Gr. 1845. (Falco albicilla, Linn.).

f45. THALLASOAETUS, 1844, et Thallasaetus, 1845, et Thalas-
saetus, 1847, et Thallosaetus, 18 ? Kaup. Thalasso-
aetus, G. R. Gr. 1845. Thalassiaetus, Reichenb. 1850.
(Falco pelagicus, Pall.)

46. CUNCUMA, Hodgs. 1837. Pontoaetus, 1844, et Pontaetus,

1845, Kaup. Blagrus, El. 1849. (Falco Macei, Temm.)

47. GERANOAETUS, 1844, et Heteroaetus, 1845, Kaup. He-

teraetus, Reichenb. 1850. Geranaetus, Agass. (Falco
melanoleucus, Vieill.)



OF BIRDS.

48. HELOTARSUS, Smith, 1830. Terathopius, Less. 1830.

Teratopius, Pr. B. 1849. (Falco ecaudatus, Shaw.)

49. HALIASTUR, Selby, 1840. Haliceetus, Sw. 1837. Den-

tiger, HodffS. 1844. Ictinoaetus, Kaup, 1844. Ictinaetus,
Agass.,necJerd. Milvaquila, Burnt. 1850. (Falco Indus,
Bodd.)

Subfam. IV. FALCONINJE, Sw. (G. of B. p. 19).

*50. FALCO, Moehr. 1752, nee Linn. 1735. Falco, 4 div. Gw.
1788. Hierofalco, Cuv. 1817, etBoie, 1822. Rhyncho-
don, Nitzsch, 1840. Ichtbierax, Xa-op, 1844 a . Euhierax,
Webb Sf Berth. 1844. Jerafalco, Kaup, 1851. (Falco
peregrinus, Linn.)

51. GENNAIA, Kaup, 1847. (Falco jugger, Gr.)

52. HYPOTRIORCHIS, Boie, 1826. Falco, .Boie, 1822. Den-

drofalco, G. R. Gr. 1840. (Falco subbuteo, Linn.)

53. AESALON, Kaup, 1829. Astur, Boie, 1826, nee Lacep.

Tinnunculus, p. Vieill. 1807 ? Hypotriorchis, p. Boie,

1828. (Falco resalon, Gm.)

54. IERACIDEA, GowZd, 1837. Hieracidea, Strickl. 1841.

Jeracidea, Kaup, 1844. (Falco berigora, Fi#. <^ Horsf.)

55. TiNNUNCULUS b , Ft7J. 1807 et G. R. Gr. 1840. Falco,

Sav. 1809. Cerchneis, Boie, 1826. ^Egypius, Kaup,

1829, nee Sav. 1809. Falcula, Hodgr*. 1837. (Falco
tiununculus, Linn.)

56. TICHORNIS, Kaup, 1844. (Falco cenchris, Naum.)

57. ERYTHROPUS, Brehm, 1828. Paimychistes, 1829, et

Pannycbestes, 1847, lfMp. Panychistes, Pr. B. 1849.
(Falco vesperthms, Linn.)

58. POECILORNIS, KM/>, 1844. Paecilornis, Pr. B. 1849.

(Falco sparverius, Linn.)
f59. POLIHIERAX et Poliohierax, 1847, et Poliojerax, 1851,

Kaup. (Falco semitorquatus, Smith.)
*60. HARPAGUS, Vig. 1824. Bidens, Spix, 1824. Diodon,

Less. 1831, nee Linn. 1766. Diplodon, Nitzsch, 1840.

(Falco bidentatus, Lath.)
f61. SPIZIAPTERYX, ^LMP, 1851. (Harpagus circumcinctus,



62. IERAX, Vig. 1824, nee Leach, 1810. Hierax, Cm. 1829.
Jerax, et Zerax, Kaup, 1851. (Falco cserulescens, Linn.)

Not employed after this date. The type was Falco frontalis, Daud.
b Not employed in 1816 nor in 1818. ,



GENERA AND SUBGENERA

Subfara. V. MILVIN.E, Pr. B. (G. of B. p. 23).

t*63. MACHAERHAMPHUS, Westerm. 1851. Macheiramphus,

Schl. (M. alcinus, Westerm.)
*64. BAZA, Hodgs. 1836. Lophotes, Less. 1831, nee Giorna,

1803. Lepidogenys, Gr. 1839. Hyptiopus, Hodgs.

1841. Lophastur, BL 1842. (Falco lophotes, Temm.)
65. AVIGEDA, Sw. 1837. Avicida, G. R. Gr. 1841. Ichthi-

erax, Pr. B. 1849, nee Kaup. (Aviceda cuculo'ides, Sw.)
*66. PERNIS, Cuv. 1817. Buteo,Boe, 1826? (Falco apivorus,

Linn.}
*67. LEPTODON, Sundev. 1836. Cymindis, CMP. 1817, nee

Lafr. 1806. Odontriorchis, Kaup, 1844. (Falco caya-

nensis, Gm.)
68. REGERHINUS, Kaup, 1845. Cymindis, -Stu. 1837- (Falco

uneinatus, III.)
*69. MILVUS, Cuv. 1799-1800. (Falco milvus, Linn.)

70. HYDROICTINIA, Kaup, 1844. Milvus, p. Kaup, 1851.

(Falco ater, Gm.)

71. LOPHOICTINIA, JfaMp, 1847. (Milvus isurus, Gould.)
*72. ELANUS, Sew. 1809. Milans, Boie, 1822. Elanoides,

VieilL 1818. (Falco melanopterus, Daud.)

73. GAMPSONYX, F*#. 1825. (Gampsonyx Swainsoni, Vig.)

74. CHELICTINIA, Less. 1843. Chelidopteryx, 1844% et

Cypselopteryx, 1851, Kaup. Milvus, Boie, 1826. (Ela-
noides Riocouri, VieilL)

75. NAUCLERUS, Vig. 1825. Milvus, VieilL 1807, nee Cw.

1799-1800. Elanoides, G. R. Gr. 1848. (Falco furca-

tus, Linn.)

*76. ICTINIA, VieilL 1816. (Falco mississippensis, Wils.)
77. NERTUS, Boie, 1826. Poecilopteryx, Kaup, 1844. Pae-

cilopteryx, Pr. B. 1849. (Falco plumbea, Gm.)
*78. ROSTRHAMUS, Less. 1831. Cymindis, Boie, 1826, nee

Cuv. 1817. (Falco hamatus, III.)

Subfam. VI. ACCIPITRIN^B, Sw. (G. of B. p. 27).

*79. ASTUR, Lacep. 1800, 1801. Dsedalion, Sav. 1809. Spar-
vius, VieilL 1816. Aster, Sw. 1837. Dsedalion, G. R. Gr.
1849. Daedalium, Agass. (Falco palumbarius, Linn.)
80. LEUCOSPIZA, 1844, et Leucospizia, 1851, Kaup. (Falco
novae hollandise, Gm.)

Nee Chelidoptera, Gould, 1836.



OF BIRDS. 7

81. LOPHOSPIZA, 1844, et Lophospizia, 1851, Kaup. (Falco

trivirgatus, Temm.)

82. ASTURINA, Vieill. 1816. (Falco nitidus, Lath.)
S3. RUPORNIS, Kaup, 1844. (Falco magnirostris, Gm.)

84. MELIERAX, G. R. Gr. 1840. (Falco canorus, Thunb.}

85. MICRONISUS, G. R. Gr. 1840. Nisastur, EL 1844. (Falco

gabar, Daud.)
*86. HERPETOTHERES, Vieill. 1818. Physeta, Vieill. 1816 ?

(suppressed in 1818). Macagua, Less. 1831. Cachinna,

Flem. 1822. (Falco cachinnans, Linn.)
87. MICRASTUR, G.#.Gr.l841. Brachypterus, Less. 1837, nee

Kugel 1794. Climacocercus, Cab. 1844. Carnifex, Less.

1842, nee Sundev. 1836. Herpetotheres, p. Kaup, 1845.

Climacourus, 1849, et Rhyncomegas, 1853, Pr. B. (Falco

brachypterus, Temm.)
*88. ACCTPITER, Br. 1760. Nisus, CMC. 1799, 1800. lerax,

Leach, 1816. (Falco nisus, Linn.)

89. HIERASPIZA, 1844, et Jeraspizia, 1851, Kaup. Hieraco-

spiza, Agass. (Falco tinus, Lath.}

90. UROSPIZA, 1845, et Urospizia, 1851, Kaup. (Sparvius

cirrhocephalus, Vieill.}

91. TACHYSPIZA, 1844, et Tachyspizia, 1851, Kaup. (Falco

soloensis, Horsf.)

92. SCELOSPIZA, 1847, et Scelospizia, 1851, Kaup. (Accipiter

Francesii, A. Sm.)

93. GERANOSPIZA, 1847, et Geranopus et Geranospizia, 1851,

Kaup. Ischnosceles, S r n'cH.1844 a . Ichnoscelis, G.R.Gr.
1849. (Falco gracilis, Temm.)

Subfam. VII. CIRCINJS, Pr. B. (G. of B. p. 31).

*94. CIRCUS, Lacep. 1800-1801. Pygargus, Koch, 1816.
(Falco aeruginosus, Linn.)

95. STRIGICEPS, Pr. B. 1831. Circus, Cuv. 1817. (Falco

cyaneus, Linn.)

96. GLAUCOPTERIX, et Glaucopteryx, 1844, et Pterocircus,

1851, Kaup. (Falco cineraceus, Mont.)

97. SPIZACIRCUS, 1845, et Spiziacircus, 1851, Kaup. (Circus

macropterus, Vieill.)

98. SPILOCIRCUS, Kaup, 1847. (Circus Jardinii, Gould.)

* Nee IchnosceJis, Burm. 1842.



GENERA AND SUBGENERA

*99. POLYBOROIDES, A. Smith, 1830. Gymnogenys, Less.
1830. (Vultur radiatus, Scop.)

Fam. IV. SERPENTARID.E, Selys.

Subfam. I. SERPENTARIN^E, Circin8e,p.G.#.Gr. (G. of B.p.31.)

*100. SERPENTARIUS,CW>. 1797-1798. Falco,! div.Gm. 1788.
Sagittarius, Vosm. 1767- Secretarius, Dum. 1806. Gypo-
geranus, III 1811. Ophiotheres, Vieill. 1816. (Ser-
pentarius reptilivorus, Daud.)



Suborder II. ACCIPITRES NOCTURNI.

Fam. I. STRIGID.E, Leach.
Subfam. I. SURNIN^E, Pr. B. (G. of B. p. 33).

*101. SURNIA, Dum. 1806. Syrnia, Steph. 1826. (Strix ulula,

Linn.)
102. NYCTEA, Steph. 1825. Strix, 2 div. Gm. 1788. Noctua,

Brehm, 1828. Syinium, 1829, et Surnia, 1851, Kaup.

Nyctia, Sw. 1837, nee Rob. 1830. (Strix nyctea, Linn.)
*103. CARINE, Kaup, 1829. Athene, Boie, 1822 a . Noctua,

Sav. 1809, nee Fab. 1776, Surnia, Keys. $ Bl. 1840.

(Strix noctua, Retz.)

104. T\ENIOGLAUX, Kaup, 1849. (Strix castanoptera, Horsf.)

105. MICROGLAUX, Kaup, 1849. Nyctipetes, Sw. 1837 b .

(Strix perlata, Vieill.)

106. PHOLEOPTYNX, Kaup, 1849. (Strix cunicularia, Mb/.)

107. T.ENIOPTYNX, Kaup, 1849. (Noctua Brodei, Burt.)

108. GLAUCIDIUM, Boze, 1826. (Strix nana, Temm.)

109. NINOX. Hoc?^s. 1837. Ctenoglaux, Ifawp, 1851. (Strix

scutellata, Rojfl.)

110. SCELOGLAUX, Kaup, 1849. (Athene albifacies, G.R.Gr.)

111. HIERACOGLAUX, 1849, et Jeraglaux et Zeraglaux, 1851,

A'aw^. (Falco connivens, Lath.)

112. SPILOGLAUX, Kaup, 1849. (Strix boobook, I/otfA.)
fll3. CEPHALOPTYNX. Kaup, 1851. (Strix punctulata, Q.#G.)

114. MICROPTYNX, Kaup, 1851. Glaucidium, p. Boie, 1826.
(Sfcrix passerina, Linn.)

Nee Athena, Hu&n. 1816. b Nee Nyctipeta, Schonh.



OF BIRDS. 9

Subfam. II. BUBONIN;B, Pr. B. (G. of B. p. 37).

*115. BUBO, Dum. 1806. Strix, Linn. 1735-1766. Feliceps,
Barr. 1745. Asio, Briss. 1760, et Sw. 1837- Bubotus,
Rafinq. 1815. Ascalaphia, Geoffr. 1830. Heliaptex,
Sw. 1837. (Strix bubo, Lt.)

116. URRUA, 1837, et Mesomorpha, 1841, Hodgs. (Otus ben-
galensis, Frankl.}

117- HUHUA, 1837, et Etoglaux, 1841, Hodgs. Aetoglaux,
Agass. (Huhua nipalensis, Hodgs.}

118. PSEUDOPTYNX, Kaup, 1849. (Svrnium philippense,

G. R. Gr.)

119. KETUPA, Less. 1831. Cultrunguis, Hodgs. 1836. Ke-

tupu, G. R. Gr. 1840. (Strix ceylonensis, Gm.)
f!20. ? SCOTOPELIA, Pr. B. 1849. Megapelia (!), Kaup, 1851,
nee 1836. (Strix Peli, Temm.)

*121. - ? Ephialtes, toys. $ /. 1840, nee ScJirank, 1802.
Scops, Sap. 1809, nee Mahr. 1752. Bubo, p. Bole, 1822.
(Strix Scops, Linn.)

t!22. PISORHINA, 1851, et Psilorhina 8 , 1849, Kaup. (Strix
manadensis, Q. fy G.)



123. MEGASCOPS, Kaup, 1849. (Strix asio,

124. ACNEMIS, 1849, et Aenemis, 1851, Kaup. (Scops gym-

nopodus, G. R. Gr.)

125. PTILOPSIS, Kaup, 1849. (Strix leucotis, Temm.)

126. LOPHOSTRIX, Less. 1837. (Strix cristata, Daud.)

Subfam. III. SYRNIIN.E, G. R. Gr. (G. of B. p. 39).

*127. SYRNIUM, Sav. 1809. Strix, Briss. 1760. Ulula, Cuv.
1817. Aluco, Kaup, 1829, nee Flem. 1822. Scotia-
ptex, Sw. 1837. Scotioptex, J^ass. (Strix aluco, Linn.)

128. - ? Ptynx, M 1840, nee Mahr. 1752. (Strix ural-

ensis, Linn.)

129. CICCABA, W^Z. 1831. (Strix huhula, Daud.)

130. PULSATRIX, Kaup, 1849. (Strix torquatus, Dawd)

131. BULACA, 1837, et Meseidus, 1841, Hodgs. Meseides,

G. R. Gr. 1845. Mesides, Agass. (Strix indranee,
Sykes.)

8 Nee Psilorhinus, Riipp. 1837.

B5



GENERA AND SUBGENERA

*132. NYCTALA, 1828, et Nyctale,1831, Brehm. Scotophilus,

Sw. 1837, nee Leach, 1822. ^Egolius, Kaup, 1829.

(Strix Tengmalmi, Gw.)
*133. OTUS, Cuv. 1799-1800. Bubo, Sav. 1809, nee Bum. 1806.

Asio, Sw. 1831, nee Briss. 1760. JEgolius, Keys, fy Bl.

1840, nee Kaup, 1829. Nyctalops, Wagl. 1832. (Strix

Otus, Linn.}

134. BRACHYOTUS, Gould, 1837. (Strix brachyotus, Linn.}

135. PSEUDOSCOPS, Kaup, 1849. (Epliialtes grammicus,

Gosse.)

136. RHINOSTRIX, 1849, et Rhinoptynx et Rhenoptynx, 1851,

Kaup. (Strix americanus, Gm.)

137. PHASMAPTYNX, 1849, et Phasmoptynx, 1851, Kaup.

(Otus capensis, Smith.}

Subfam. IV. STRIDING, Pr. B. (G. of B. p. 41).

*138. STRIX, Sav. 1809, nee Linn. 1735. Aluco, Flem. 1822.
Hybris, Nitzsch, 1840. Stridula, Sel Longch. 1842.
Eustrinx, Webb. Sf Berth. 1844. (Strix flammea, Linn.)

139. DACTYLOSTRIX, Kaup, 1851. (Strix castanops, Gould.)

140. GLYPHIDIURA, Reichenb. 1850. Strigymnhemipus,

DesMurs, 1852. (Strix perlata, Licht.)

141. GLAUX, BL 1848. Scelostrix, Kaup, 1851. (Strix Can-

dida, Tick.=S. longimembris, Jerd.)

142. MEGASTRIX, Kaup, 1849. (Strix tenebricosa, Gould.)

143. PHODILUS, I. Geoffr. 1830. Pholidus, G. R. Gr. 1840.

Phodilas, Kaup, 1851. (Strix badius, Hors/.)



Order II. PASSEKES, L.

Tribe I. FISSIROSTRES, Cuv.
Subtribe I. FISSIROSTRES NOCTURNAL.

Fam. I. CAPRIMULGID.E, Vig.
Subfam. I. STEATORNIN^E, G. R. Gr. (G. of B. p. 43).

*144. STEATORNIS, Humb. 1817? (Caprimulgus steatornis,
Humb.)



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*145. PODARGUS, Cuv. 1829. (Podargus cinereus, Cuv.)
146. BATRACHOSTOMUS, Gould, 1838. Podargus, Boie, 1826.

Bombycistoraus, Hay. 1841. Bombycistomas, G. R. Gr.

1846. (Podargus javanensis, Horsf.)
*147. NYCTIBIUS, Vieill. 1816. Caprimulgus, Lath. 1790.

Nyctornis, Nitzsch, 1840. Ibijus, Rqfinq. 1815?

Nycticorax, Mcehr. 1752? (Caprimulgus grandis, Gm.)
f!48. SELOCHUSA, G. R. Gr. 1841. (Caprimulgus fornicatus,

Vieill.)
*149. ^EGOTHELES, F^. # Horsf. 1825. Oegotheles, J%.

(Caprimulgus novae hollandiae, Lath.)

Subfam. II. CAPRIMULGIN.E, Sw. (G. of B. p. 47).

*150. CAPRIMULGUS, Linn. 1756. Hirundo, p. L. 1735.
Nyctichelidon, Renn. 1831. (Caprimulgus europseus,
Linn.)

t!51. TETROURA, Less. 1843. (Caprimulgus enicurus, Vieill.)

152. ?STENOPSIS, Cass. 1851. (Caprimulgus cayanensis, Gw.)

153. HYDROPSALIS, Wagl. 1832. Psalurus, -Sw. 1837.

Hydropsalia, G. R. Gr. 1840. Hydropsallis, Reichenb.
1850. (Caprimulgus furcifer, Vieill.)

154. ANTROSTOMUS, Gould,, 1838. (Caprimulgus carolinen-

sis, Gm.)

*155. ELEOTHREPTUS, G. R. Gr. 1840. Amblypterus, Gould,
1837, nee J#<m. 1833. Amplypterus, Wiegm. (Am-
blypterus anomalus, Gould.}

*156. NYCTIDROMUS, Gow/d, 1838. Nyctydromus, Aliq.
(Nyctidromus Derbianus, Gould.)

157.? EUCAPRIPODUS, Less. 1843. (Caprimulgus albicollis,

Gm.)

*158. EUROSTOPODUS, Gould, 1837. Eurystopodus, Wiegm.

(Caprimulgus guttatus, V. 4* H.)

159. LYNCORNIS,GOM/O?, 1838. (Lyucornis cerviniceps, Gould.)

*160. CHORDEILES, Sw. 1831. Chordeilus, G. B. Gr. 1840.

Chordediles, Ca6. 1847. (Caprimulgus virginianus, Gm.)

161. ? Microrhynchus, Less. 184 ?, nee 3%. 1825.

(Caprimulgus exilis, Less.)

Subfam. III. PODAGIRIN^E, G. R. Gr. (G. of B. p. 51).

*162. SCORTORNIS, Sw. 1837. Scotornis, G. R. Gr. 1840.
(Caprimulgus climacurus, Vieill.)



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*163. MACRODIPTERYX, Sw. 1837. (Caprimulgus longipennis,

Shaw.)
f!64. COSMETORNIS, G. R. Gr. 1840. Semeiophorus, Gould,

1838, nee Wagl. 1830. (Semeiophorus vexillarius,

Gauld.)
*165. PODAGER, Wagl. 1832. Proithera, Sw. 1837. Podarger,

Aliq. (Caprimulgus nacunda, Vieill.)
166. LUROCALIS, Cass. 1851. ( Caprimulgus Nattererii, Temm.)



Subtribe II. FISSIROSTRES DIURNJE.

Fain. I. HIRUNDINID.E, Leach.
Subfam. I. CYPSELIN^E, Pr. B. (G. of B. p. 53).

*167. CYPSELUS, III. 1811. Apus, Scop. 1777, nee Schaff.
1756. Micropus, Wolf fy Mey. 1810? Brachypus,
Mey. 1815. (Hirundo apus, Linn.)

168. TACHORNIS, Gosse, 1847- (Tacliornis phcenicobia, Gosse.)

169. PANYPTILA, Cab. 1847. Pseudoprocne, Streubel, 1848.

Panyptilus, G.R.Gr. 1849. (Hirundo cayanensis, Gm.)

170. ? Pallenis a , Reichenb. 1850, nee Lap. 1836. (Cyp-

selus senex, Temm,.)

*171. MACROPTERYX, .Sw. 1832. Macropterus, -Sw. Pallestre,
Le55. 1837. Palaestra, Aqass. Dendrochelidon, Boie,
1838. Hemiprocne (Chelidonia), Streubel, 1848, nee
Nitzsch, 1840. (Hirundo klecho, BffJZ.)

*172. COLLOCALIA, G. R. Gr. 1840. Salanganes, /. Geoffr.
Salanganse, Streubel, 1848. Colocalia, Gould. (Hirundo
esculenta, Linn.)

*173. CH^ETURA, S^epA. 1825. Acanthylis, Boie, 1826. Pe-
lasgie, /. Geoffr. Acanthyllis, Agass. (Hirundo spi-
nicauda, Temm.}

174. HIRUNDAPUS, Hodas. 1836. Ch^tura, Sw. 1837.
(Chaetura nudipes, Hodgs.)

-f-175. ? Pallene, Le*5. 1837, nee Meg. 1823. (Cypselus

giganteus, Van Hass.)
176. HEMIPROCNE, Nitzsch, 1840. (Hirundo collaris, Temm.)

Nee Pallene, Zew. 1837.



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Subfam. II. HIRUNDININ.E, Sw. (G. of B. p. 57).

*l/7. ATTICORA, Boie, 1844. Acticora, Gould. Actocora,

Agass. (Hirundo fasciata, Gm.)
178. CHERAMOECA, Cab. 1851. (Hirundo leucosternus,

Gould.}
tl79. PSALIDOPROCNE, Cab. 1851. (Psalidoprocne cypselina,

Cab.}
*180. HIRUNDO, Linn. 1735. Cecropis, Boie, 1826. (Hirundo

rustica, Linn.}
181. ? Herse, Less. 1837, nee Oken, 1815. (Hirundo

tailensis, Less.)

182. PETROCHELIDON, Cab. 1851. (Hirundo melanogaster,

Sw.)

183. TACHYCINETA, Ca6. 1851. (Hirundo thalassina, Sw.)

184. COTILE, 1822, et Cotyle, 1826, Boie. Biblis, Less. 1837.

Ptyonoprogne, Reichenb. 1850. (Hirundo riparia, Lz/m.)

185. CHELIDON, Boie, 1822. Hirundo, CMU. 1817. (Hirundo

urbica, Linn.)

*186. PROGNE, Boie, 1826. Procne, DesMurs, 1852. (Hi-
rundo purpurea, Linn.)

Fam. II. CORACIAD.E, (?) G. R. Gr.
Subfam. I. CORACIAN.E, (?) G. R. Gr. (G. of B. p. 61).

M87. EURYSTOMUS, Vieill. 1816. Colaris, Cuv. 1817. (Co-

racias orientalis, Linn.)
*188. BRACHYPTERACIAS, Lafr. 1834. Chloropygia, Sw.

1837. Crombus, Reichenb. 1 849 ? (Colaris leptosomus,

Less.)
189. ATELORNIS. Pucher. 1846. Brachypteracias, Reichenb.

1849. (Brachypteracias pittoides, Lafr.)
*190. CORACIAS, Linn. 1758 (nee 1735) et Reichenb. 1852. Gal-

gulus, Briss. 1760. (Coracias garrula, Linn.)

191.? ? Galgulus, Reichenb. 1852. (Coracias indica, Lmw.)

*192. SIGMODUS, Temm. 1S50. (Sigmodus caniceps, Temm.)

Subfam. II. EURYLAIMIN^, Sw. (G. of B. p. 65).

*193. EURYLAIMUS, Horsf. 1S20. Platyrli>Tichus, Vieill 1825.
Eurylaemus, Strickl. 1842. (Eurylaimus Javanicus,
Horsf.)



14 GENERA AND SUBGENERA

194. CORYDON, Less. 1828. Eurylaimus, Wagl. 1827. (Co-

racias sumatranus, Raffl.)

195. SERILOPHUS, Sw. 1837. Serolophus, Agass. Sericolo-

phus, Reichenb. 1850. (Eurylaimus lunatus, Gould.)

196. PSARISOMUS, Sw. 1837. Crossodera, Gould, 1837.

Raya, 1839, et Simus, 1841, et Simornis, 1844, Hodgs.

Psarospmus, Agass. (Eurylaimus Dalhousise, Jam.)
*197- CYMBiRHYNCHUs,Fi#ors,1831. Cymborhynchus, Agass.

(Todus macrorhynchus, Gm.)
t*198. PELTOPS, Wagl. 1829. Erolla, Less. 1831. Platysto-

mus, Sw. 1837. (Eurylaimus Blainvillii, Less.)

Subfam. III. TODIN.E, G. R. Gr. (G. of B. p. 63).

*199. TODUS, Linn. 1766. Alcedo, p. L. 1758. (Todus viri-
dis, Linn.)



Subfam. IV. MOMOTIN^E, G. R. Gr. (G. of B. p. 67).

*200. MOMOTUS, Briss. 1760. Ramphastos, p. Linn. Bary-
phonus, Vieill. 1816. Prionites, ///. 1811. Momota,
Shaw. Merula, Mcehr. 1752. (Momotus brasiliensis,
Linn.)

201. ? Crypticus, Sw. 1837, nee Latr. 1817- (Momotus

platyrhynchus, Leadb.)

202. HYLOMANES,.Lic^.l838. (Hylomanesmomotula,Lic/t.)



Fam. III. TROGONID^:, Sw.

Subfam. I. TROGONIN.E, Pr. B. (G. of B. p. 69).

*203. TROGON, Mcehr. 1752 et Linn. 1766. (Trogon curucui,
Linn.)

204. PRIOTELUS, G.R.Gr. 1840. Trogon, Boie, 1826. Tem-

nurus, Sw. 1837, nee Less. 1831. Prionotelus, Reichenb.
1850. (Trogon temnurus, Temm.)

205. APALODERMA, Sw. 1837. Hapaloderma, Agass. (Tro-

gon narina, Vieill.)

206. HAPALURUS, Reichenb. 1850. Harpactes, Sw. 1837 .

(Trogon malabaricus, Gould.)

a Nee Arpactus, Jur. 1807.



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207. COSMUBUS, Reichenb. 1850. "Antisianus, D'Orb.,"

Agass. (Trogon antisianus, D'Orb.)

208. PHAROMACHRUS, Llave, 1832. Calurus, Sw. 1837-

Calliurus, Agass. (Pharomachrus mocinno, Llave =


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