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Editor, Dr P. Rasmussen (rasmus39@msu.edu) Old World birds
Michigan State University Museum, West Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Editor, Dr Trevor H. Worthy (trevor.worthy@flinders.edu.au) Fossil Aves
School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO 2100, Adelaide 5001, SA, Australia.

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2014

Article
Zootaxa 3873 (4): 477–494 (20 Oct. 2014)
Morphological variation in the Cinnamon Tanager Schistochlamys ruficapillus (Aves: Thraupidae)
LEONARDO ESTEVES LOPES & LUIZ PEDREIRA GONZAGA
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Article
Zootaxa 3873 (1): 001–024 (14 Oct. 2014)
Geographic variation and phylogenetic relationships of Myiopagis olallai (Aves: Passeriformes; Tyrannidae), with the description of two new taxa from the Northern Andes
ANDRÉS M. CUERVO, F. GARY STILES, MIGUEL LENTINO, ROBB T. BRUMFIELD & ELIZABETH P. DERRYBERRY
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Article
Zootaxa 3869 (3): 343–347 (1 Oct. 2014)
Correcting the “correct” name for the Asian Brown Flycatcher (Aves: Passeriformes, Muscicapidae, Muscicapa)
EDWARD C. DICKINSON, RICHARD SCHODDE, SVEN KULLANDER, PIERRE ANDRÉ CROCHET, ANDY ELLIOTT & GUY M. KIRWAN
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3849 (1): 001–075 (12 Jul. 2014)
Systematics, morphology, and ecological history of the Mascarene starlings (Aves: Sturnidae) with the description of a new genus and species from Mauritius
JULIAN PENDER HUME
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Article
Zootaxa 3847 (1): 001–032 (6 Aug. 2014)
Systematic revision of the family Hoplitomerycidae Leinders, 1984 (Artiodactyla: Cervoidea), with the description of a new genus and four new species
ALEXANDRA A. E. VAN DER GEER
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3821 (3): 398–400 (23 Jun. 2014)
A new genus for the American Tree Sparrow (Aves: Passeriformes: Passerellidae)
DAVID L. SLAGER & JOHN KLICKA
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3795 (4): 497–500 (14 May 2014)
The dating of the ornithological section of Middendorff's Reise in den äussersten Norden und Osten Sibiriens, with comments on the nomenclature of Pallas’s Bunting Emberiza pallasi Cabanis (Aves: Emberizidae)
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3795 (1): 099–100 (9 May 2014)
The correct stems of family-group names citing Ortalis Merrem, 1786, as type genus (Aves: Cracidae)
NORMAND DAVID
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3795 (1): 096–098 (9 May 2014)
Correct authorship of the genus Pyrgilauda (Aves: Passeridae)
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ
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Article
Zootaxa 3786 (5): 501–522 (14 Apr. 2014)
Relicts from Tertiary Australasia: undescribed families and subfamilies of songbirds (Passeriformes) and their zoogeographic signal
RICHARD SCHODDE & LES CHRISTIDIS
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Article
Zootaxa 3785 (1): 001–024 (2 Apr. 2014)
Saxicola syenitica Heuglin, 1869 (Aves: Passeriformes: Muscicapidae), an overlooked taxon of Oenanthe?
HADORAM SHIRIHAI, MANUEL SCHWEIZER, GUY M. KIRWAN & LARS SVENSSON

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Article
Zootaxa 3784 (3): 224–240 (28 Mar. 2014)
Nomenclatural corrections, neotype designation and new subspecies description in the genus Suiriri (Aves: Passeriformes: Tyrannidae)
GUY M. KIRWAN, FRANK D. STEINHEIMER, MARCOS A. RAPOSO & KEVIN J. ZIMMER

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3779 (3): 399–400 (17 Mar. 2014)
Inundicola Bravo, Isler, and Brumfield 2013 is a junior synonym of Akletos Dunajewski 1948 (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae)
MORTON L. ISLER, GUSTAVO A. BRAVO & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3779 (3): 397–398 (17 Mar. 2014)
The correct authorship and type locality of Melanocorypha leucoptera (Aves: Passeriformes, Alaudidae)
RICHARD SCHODDE, WALTER J. BOCK, EDWARD C. DICKINSON, ROBERT J. DOWSETT,
MARY K. LECROY, RICARDO L. PALMA & CARLO VIOLANI

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Article 
Zootaxa 3754 (4): 435–449 (16 Jan. 2014)
Taxonomy, distribution, natural history and conservation of the Russet-mantled Foliage-gleaner Syndactyla dimidiata (Pelzeln, 1859) (Aves: Furnariidae)
LEONARDO ESTEVES LOPES & LUIZ PEDREIRA GONZAGA
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3754 (3): 299–300 (15 Jan. 2014)
Invalid usage of Pyrrhulopsis Reichenbach as the generic name for the 
Fijian shining parrots, Prosopeia Bonaparte, and its consequences
RICHARD SCHODDE, WALTER J. BOCK, DICK WATLING & J. FERNANDO PACHECO
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2013

Article
Zootaxa 3750 (5): 534–548 (23 Dec. 2013)
Bird fossils from Ankilitelo Cave: Inference about Holocene environmental changes in Southwestern Madagascar
Steven M. Goodman, Marie Jeanne Raherilalao & Kathleen Muldoon

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3750 (2): 197–200 (18 Dec. 2013)
The use of the prefix Pan- and other problems in zoological family-series nomenclature

ANTOINE LOUCHART, LAURENT VIRIOT & ALAIN DUBOIS

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Article 
Zootaxa 3746 (1): 194–200 (10 Dec. 2013)
A new form of Elongatoolithidae, Undulatoolithus pengi oogen. et oosp. nov. from Pingxiang, Jiangxi, China

QIANG WANG, ZIKUI ZHAO, XIAOLIN WANG, NING LI & SONGLIN ZOU

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Article
Zootaxa 3734 (2): 241–258 (5 Nov. 2013)
Nomenclatural issues in ornithology: the incredible controversy on the identity of a long overlooked Brazilian bird

ANDRÉ NEMÉSIO, CLAUS RASMUSSEN, ALEXANDRE P. AGUIAR, JOSÉ P. POMBAL JR.
& ALAIN DUBOIS
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3718 (3): 295–296 (4 Oct. 2013)
On the correct name of Icterus bullockii (Passeriformes: Icteridae)

R. TERRY CHESSER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3717 (4): 469–497 (1 Oct. 2013)
Taxonomic revision of Myrmeciza (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae) into 12 genera based on phylogenetic, morphological, behavioral, and ecological data

MORTON L. ISLER, GUSTAVO A. BRAVO & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD

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Article
Zootaxa 3716 (1): 081–097 (20 Sept. 2013)
Molecular evidence of the taxonomic status of western Mexican populations of Phaethornis longirostris (Aves: Trochilidae)
ENRIQUE ARBELÁEZ-CORTÉS & ADOLFO G. NAVARRO-SIGÜENZA

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3691 (5): 591–596 (24 Jul. 2013)
Higher classification of New World parrots (Psittaciformes; Arinae), with diagnoses of tribes
RICHARD SCHODDE, J. V. REMSEN, JR., ERIN E. SCHIRTZINGER, LEO JOSEPH & TIMOTHY F. WRIGHT

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Article
Zootaxa 3683 (4): 357–376 (5 Jul. 2013)
Overosaurus paradasorum gen. et sp. nov. , a new sauropod dinosaur (Titanosauria: Lithostrotia) from the Late Cretaceous of Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina
RODOLFO A. CORIA, LEONARDO S. FILIPPI, LUIS M. CHIAPPE, RODOLFO GARCÍA & ANDREA B. ARCUCCI

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3670 (1): 097–098 (11 Jun. 2013)
Ptilopachinae: a new subfamily of the Odontophoridae (Aves: Galliformes)

RAURI C.K. BOWIE, CALLAN COHEN & TIMOTHY M. CROWE

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3669 (4): 597–600 (10 Jun. 2013)
Type specimens of Anthus berthelotii Bolle, 1862 (Aves: Motacillidae)
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ, SYLKE FRAHNERT & VLADIMIR M. LOSKOT
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3669 (2): 184–188 (6 Jun. 2013)
Classification of a clade of New World doves (Columbidae: Zenaidini)

RICHARD C. BANKS, JASON D. WECKSTEIN, J.V. REMSEN, JR
& KEVIN P. JOHNSON
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Article
Zootaxa 3647 (2): 343–357 (09 May 2013)
A new species of extinct scops owl (Aves: Strigiformes: Strigidae: Otus) from São Miguel Island (Azores Archipelago, North Atlantic Ocean) 
JUAN CARLOS RANDO, JOSEP ANTONI ALCOVER, STORRS L. OLSON & HARALD PIEPER
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3641 (3): 296–300 (24 Apr. 2013)
DNA-sequence data require revision of the parrot genus Aratinga
(Aves: Psittacidae)
J.V. REMSEN, JR., ERIN E. SCHIRTZINGER, ANNA FERRARONI, LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA & TIMOTHY F. WRIGHT

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3637 (4): 478–483 (12 Apr. 2013)
Neotypification of Larus cachinnans Pallas, 1811 (Aves: Laridae)
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ & VLADIMIR M. LOSKOT
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Article 
Zootaxa 3635 (1): 51–61 (25 Mar. 2013)
A new species of masked-owl (Aves: Strigiformes: Tytonidae)
from Seram, Indonesia
KNUD ANDREAS JØNSSON, MICHAEL KØIE POULSEN, TRI HARYOKO,ANDREW HART REEVE & PIERRE-HENRI FABRE
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Article 
Zootaxa 3626 (4): 531–542 (15 Mar. 2013)
A taxonomic review of the Golden-green Woodpecker, Piculus chrysochloros (Aves: Picidae) reveals the existence of six valid taxa

GLAUCIA DEL-RIO, LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA, VAGNER CAVARZERE & MARCO ANTONIO RÊGO

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Article 
Zootaxa 3616 (5): 478–484 (22 Feb. 2013)
On the ornithological collection of Friedrich Sellow in Brazil (1814–1831), with some considerations about the provenance of his specimens
MARCO ANTONIO REGO, LUCIANO MOREIRA-LIMA, LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA & SYLKE FRAHNERT

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3616 (3): 298–300 (20 Feb. 2013)
The authorship and type locality of Melanocorypha leucoptera (Aves: Alaudidae)
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ

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Article 
Zootaxa 3613 (1): 61–82 (7 Feb. 2013)
Validity of Bartram’s Painted Vulture (Aves: Cathartidae)
NOEL F. R. SNYDER & JOEL T. FRY

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Article 
Zootaxa 3613 (1): 1–35 (7 Feb. 2013)
Phylogeny and classification of the New World suboscines (Aves, Passeriformes)
JAN I. OHLSON, MARTIN IRESTEDT, PER G. P. ERICSON & JON FJELDSÅ

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2012

Article 
Zootaxa 3609 (2): 248–250 (29 Jan. 2013)
The type series of Chloris sinica tschiliensis Jacobi, 1923 (Aves, Fringillidae)
TILL TÖPFER

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3581: 81–85 (12 Dec. 2012) 2 plates; 13 references              Accepted: 1 Nov. 2012
On the correct holotype and type locality of Cercomacra sclateri Hellmayr 1905 (Aves: Thamnophilidae) 
VAGNER CAVARZERE (Brazil), MARY LECROY (USA), RAFAEL SOBRAL MARCONDES (Brazil), THIAGO VERNASCHI VIEIRA DA COSTA (Brazil) & LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3569: 41–54 (30 Nov. 2012) 5 plates; 47 references                  Accepted: 3 Sept. 2012
Clinal pattern of morphological variation in Sakesphorus luctuosus (Lichtenstein, 1823), with comments on the enigmatic Sakesphorus hagmanni Miranda-Ribeiro, 1927 (Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae) 
LEONARDO ESTEVES LOPES & LUIZ PEDREIRA GONZAGA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3560: 86–88 (23 Nov. 2012) 0 plate; 6 references                    Accepted: 17 Oct. 2012
Circumscription, diagnosis and description of two subfamilies and one genus of Australo-Papuan robins (Aves: Passeriformes: Petroicidae) 
LESLIE CHRISTIDIS (Australia), MARTIN IRESTEDT (Sweden), DIANNE ROWE (Australia), WALTER E. BOLES (Australia) & JANETTE A. NORMAN (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3515: 51–59 (12 Oct. 2012) 0 plate; 86 references                 Accepted: 10 Sept. 2012
The authorship and type localities of bird taxa (Aves) collected during the John Ross 1818 Expedition to the Baffin Bay, northwestern Atlantic Ocean 
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3513: 86–88 (10 Oct. 2012) 0 plate; 20 references                 Accepted: 10 Sept. 2012
Classification and Nomenclature of the Sandpipers (Aves: Arenariinae) 
RICHARD C. BANKS (USA)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3452: 66–68 (4 Sept. 2012) 0 plate; 36 references                      Accepted: 12 Jul. 2012
The correct name for the Siberian Black-billed Capercaillie is Tetrao urogalloides (Aves: Tetraonidae)
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)

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Article
Zootaxa 3451: 1–16 (4 Sept. 2012) 5 plates; 49 references                       Accepted: 9 Jul. 2012
Genetic and morphological data support placement of Myrmotherula gularis (Spix) in the monotypic genus Rhopias Cabanis and Heine (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae)
RICARDO BELMONTE-LOPES (Brazil); GUSTAVO A. BRAVO (USA), MARCOS R. BORNSCHEIN (Brazil); GIOVANNI N. MAURÍCIO (Brazil), MARCIO R. PIE (Brazil) & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 3439: 5 1–67 (27 Aug. 2012) 10 plates; 32 references                     Accepted: 18 Jun. 2012
São João del Rei is the type locality of Scytalopus speluncae (Aves: Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae)—a response to Maurício et al. (2010)
MARCOS A. RAPOSO (Brazil), GUY M. KIRWAN (Brazil), VLADIMIR LOSKOT (Russia) & CLAYDSON PINTO DE ASSIS (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3393: 53–56 (19 Jul. 2012) 0 plate; 5 3 references                       Accepted: 29 May 2012
Correct name for the Asian Brown Flycatcher (Aves: Muscicapidae, Muscicapa)
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)

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Article
Zootaxa 3356: 65–68 (25 Jun. 2012) 0 plate; 49 references                  Accepted: 10 May 2012
Nomenclatural notes on the East Asian form of the Mew Gull Larus canus Linnaeus, 1758 (Aves: Laridae)
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)
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Article
Zootaxa 3340: 44–58 (8 Jun. 2012) 0 plate; 103 references                  Accepted: 1 May 2012
An assessment of three little-noticed papers on avian nomenclature by G. N. Kashin during 1978–1982
STEVEN M. S. GREGORY & EDWARD C. DICKINSON (UK)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3205: 26–40 (24 Feb. 2012) 2 plates; 75 references                     Accepted: 1 Feb. 2012
A revised nomenclature and classification for family-group taxa of parrots (Psittaciformes) 
LEO JOSEPH (Australia), ALICIA TOON (Australia), ERIN E. SCHIRTZINGER (USA), TIMOTHY F. WRIGHT (USA) & RICHARD SCHODDE (Australia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3195: 6 1–67 (16 Feb. 2012) 2 plates; 38 references                 Accepted: 6 Dec. 2011
Isleria, a new genus of antwren (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae) 

GUSTAVO A. BRAVO, R. TERRY CHESSER & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3182: 29–42 (03 Feb. 2012) 7 plates; 48 references                         Accepted: 06 Dec. 2011
A new species of extinct fossil scops owl (Aves: Strigiformes: Strigidae: Otus) from the
 
Archipelago of Madeira (North Atlantic Ocean)
JUAN CARLOS RANDO (Spain), HARALD PIEPER (Germany), JOSEP ANTONI ALCOVER (Spain) & STORRS L. OLSON (USA)
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2011

Monograph 
Zootaxa 3124: 1–62 (08 Dec. 2011) 26 plates; 142 references                         Accepted: 11 Oct. 2011
Systematics, morphology, and ecology of pigeons and doves (Aves: Columbidae) of the Mascarene Islands, with three new species
JULIAN PENDER HUME

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Article
Zootaxa 3122: 37–67 (07 Dec. 2011) 25 plates; 66 references                         Accepted: 20 Oct. 2011
Morphological support for placement of the Wing-banded Antbird Myrmornis torquata in the Thamnophilidae (Passeriformes: Furnariides)
ANA GALVÃO & LUIZ PEDREIRA GONZAGA (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3106: 67–68 (22 Nov. 2011) 0 plates; 4 references                         Accepted: 19 Oct. 2011
Circumscription, diagnosis and description of a subfamily of Australo-Papuan robins
KATE LOYNES, LEO JOSEPH & J. SCOTT KEOGH (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3086: 15–26 (02 Nov. 2011) 5 plates; 50 references                         Accepted: 27 Sep. 2011
Helminths of the white ibis, Eudocimus albus (Aves: Therskiornithidae) in Mexico.
MIRZA P. ORTEGA-OLIVARES, DAVID I. HERNÁNDEZ-MENA, GERARDO PÉREZ-PONCE DE LEÓN
& MARTÍN GARCÍA-VARELA (Mexico)
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Article
Zootaxa 3053: 1–58 (10 Oct. 2011) 5 plates; 161 references                  Accepted: 18 Aug. 2011
Insects found in birds’ nests from Argentina. Myiopsitta monachus (Boddaert, 1873) [Aves: Psittacidae], exclusive host of Psitticimex uritui (Lent & Abalos, 1946) (Hemiptera: Cimicidae)
PAOLA TURIENZO & OSVALDO DI IORIO (Argentina)
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Article
Zootaxa 3005: 45–68 (26 Aug. 2011) 2 plates; 178 references                         Accepted: 6 Jul. 2011
Nomenclatural and taxonomic status of bird taxa (Aves) described by an ornithological swindler, Josef Prokop Pražák (1870–1904) 
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)
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Article
Zootaxa 3002: 52–58 (24 Aug. 2011) 3 plates; 25 references                         Accepted: 15 Jul. 2011
A distinctive new subspecies of the Royal Sunangel (Aves: Trochiliformes; Heliangelus regalis) from the Cordillera Azul, northern Peru 
GARY R. GRAVES, DANIEL F. LANE, JOHN P. O’NEILL & THOMAS VALQUI (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2990: 1–29 (09 Aug. 2011) 1 plates; 38 references                     Accepted: 7 Jul. 2011
Type specimens and type localities of birds collected during the Hemprich and Ehrenberg expedition to Lebanon in 1824 
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic) & SYLKE FRAHNERT (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2985: 64–68 (04 Aug. 2011) 0 plates; 38 references                     Accepted: 7 Jul. 2011
Nomenclatural notes on Cyornis and Rhinomyias flycatchers (Aves: Muscicapidae) of South-East Asia 
JIŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2929: 59–63 (24 Jun. 2011) 3 plates; 19 references                         Accepted: 16 May 2011
Rediscovery of the holotype of Trochilus maria Gosse, 1849 (Aves: Apodiformes: Trochilidae)
GARY R. GRAVES (USA) & ROBERT P. PRYS-JONES (UK)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2918: 68–68 (14 Jun. 2011) 0 plates; 8 references                           Accepted: 03 May 2011
The original spellings of Thryothorus Vieillot, 1816 (Vertebrata, Aves): a correction
NORMAND DAVID (Canada) & ALAIN DUBOIS (France)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2793: 67–68 (17 Mar. 2011) 0 plates; 8 references                        Accepted: 17 Feb. 2011
A generic name for some sparrows (Aves: Emberizidae)
JOHN KLICKA & RICHARD C. BANKS (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2781: 49–62 (2 Mar. 2011) 6 plates; 49 references                          Accepted: 15 Jan. 2011
Plumage variability and taxonomy of the Capped Seedeater Sporophila bouvreuil (Aves: Passeriformes: Emberizidae)
ÉRIKA MACHADO & LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2776: 49–60 (24 Feb. 2011) 4 plates; 44 references                      Accepted: 15 Jan. 2011
Patterns of morphological and genetic variation in the Mentocrex kioloides complex (Aves: Gruiformes: Rallidae) from Madagascar, with the description of a new species 
STEVEN M. GOODMAN (USA), MARIE JEANNE RAHERILALAO (Madagascar) & NICHOLAS L. BLOCK (USA)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2754: 67–68 (1 Feb. 2011) 0 plates; 3 references                               Accepted: 17 Jan. 2011
Designation of a lectotype for Notiomystis cincta hautura Mathews, 1935 (Aves: Passeriformes: Meliphagidae)
GEORGE R. ANGEHR (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2742: 1–33 (17 Jan. 2011) 36 plates; 36 references                          Accepted: 12 Nov. 2010
Taxonomy and geographic variation of Formicivora serrana (Hellmayr, 1929) and Formicivora littoralis Gonzaga and Pacheco, 1990 (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae)
DANIEL H. FIRME & MARCOS A. RAPOSO (Brazil)

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2010

Article
Zootaxa 2637: 55–68 (6 Oct. 2010) 0 plates; 47 references                               Accepted: 8 Sep. 2010
Checklist of the parasites of the black-necked swan, Cygnus melanocoryphus (Aves: Anatidae), with new records from Chile
DANIEL GONZÁLEZ-ACUÑA (Chile), LUCILA MORENO (Chile), ARMANDO CICCHINO
(Argentina), SERGEY MIRONOV (Russia) & MIKE KINSELLA (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 2603: 53–60 (6 Sep. 2010) 2 plates; 23 references                               Accepted: 9 Aug. 2010
Molecular phylogeny of the spoonbills (Aves: Threskiornithidae) based on mitochondrial DNA
R. TERRY CHESSER (USA), CAROL K.L. YEUNG (China), CHENG-TE YAO (China), XIU-HUA TIAN (China) & SHOU-HSIEN LI (China)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2554: 65–68 (30 Jul. 2010) 0 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 24 Jun. 2010
Bernieridae (Aves: Passeriformes): a family-group name for the Malagasy
sylvioid radiation
ALICE CIBOIS (Switzerland), NORMAND DAVID (Canada), STEVEN M.S. GREGORY (UK) & ERIC PASQUET (France)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2534 66–68 (13 Jul. 2010) 0 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 25 Jun. 2010
Priority of Geranoaetus Kaup, 1844 over Tachytriorchis Kaup, 1844
(Aves: Accipitridae) based on the first reviser principle
FÁBIO RAPOSO DO AMARAL (Brazil), FREDERICK H. SHELDON (USA), ANITA GAMAUF
(Austria), ELISABETH HARING (Austria), MARTIN J. RIESING (Austria), LUÍS F. SILVEIRA (Brazil) & ANITA WAJNTAL (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2518 32–48 (25 Jun. 2010) 7 plates; 44 references                            Accepted: 27 May 2010
Taxonomy of “Mouse-colored Tapaculos”. I. On the application of the name
Malacorhynchus speluncae Ménétriés, 1835 (Aves: Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae)
GIOVANNI N. MAURÍCIO (Brazil), MARCOS R. BORNSCHEIN (Brazil), MARCELO F. DE
VASCONCELOS (Brazil), BRET M. WHITNEY (USA), JOSÉ FERNANDO PACHECO (Brazil) & LUÍS FÁBIO SILVEIRA (Brazil)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2450: 65–67 (10 May 2010) 0 plates; 25 references                          Accepted: 23 Mar. 2010
On the nomenclature of the Pale Blue Flycatcher Cyornis unicolor infuscatus E. Hartert, 1902 (Aves: Muscicapidae) with lectotype designation for Cyornis cyanopolia Blyth, 1870
CHRISTIANE QUAISSER (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2416: 61–68 (1 Apr. 2010) 1 plates; 31 references                             Accepted: 24 Feb. 2010
Pseudasthenes, a new genus of ovenbird (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae)

ELIZABETH DERRYBERRY (USA), SANTIAGO CLARAMUNT (USA), KELLY E. O’QUIN (USA),
ALEXANDRE ALEIXO (Brazil) R. TERRY CHESSER (USA), J. V. REMSEN JR.(USA) & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD(USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2416: 44–50 (1 Apr. 2010) 2 plates; 30 references                             Accepted: 24 Feb. 2010
Certhiasomus, a new genus of woodcreeper (Aves: Passeriformes: Dendrocolaptidae)
ELIZABETH DERRYBERRY (USA), SANTIAGO CLARAMUNT (USA), R. TERRY CHESSER (USA),
ALEXANDRE ALEIXO (Brazil), JOEL CRACRAFT (USA), ROBERT G. MOYLE (USA) & ROBB T. BRUMFIELD (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2354: 56–66 (9 Feb. 2010) 5 plates; 24 references                             Accepted: 11 Jan. 2010
A taxonomic revision of the Paramo Tapaculo Scytalopus canus Chapman (Aves: Rhinocryptidae), with description of a new subspecies from Ecuador and Peru
NIELS KRABBE (Denmark) & CARLOS DANIEL CADENA (Colombia)

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2009 (12 articles, 2 correspondence)

Article
Zootaxa 2326: 24-38 (24 Dec. 2009) 4 plates; 44 references                          Accepted: 18 Nov. 2009
Taxonomy and distribution of the Pygmy Eagle Aquila (Hieraaetus) weiskei
(Accipitriformes: Accipitridae)
JAN O. GJERSHAUG (Norway), HEATHER R.L. LERNER (USA) & OLA H. DISERUD (Norway)

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Article
Zootaxa 2305: 61-68 (7 Dec. 2009) 3 plates; 15 references                                Accepted: 7 Nov. 2009
Species limits in antbirds (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae): an
evaluation of Frederickena unduligera (Undulated Antshrike) based on vocalizations
MORTON L. ISLER (USA), PHYLLIS R. ISLER (USA), BRET M. WHITNEY (USA), KEVIN J.
ZIMMER (USA) & ANDREW WHITTAKER (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2301: 29-54 (1 Dec. 2009) 4 plates; 37 references                              Accepted: 17 Nov. 2009
Species limits in Pteruthius (Aves: Corvida) shrike-babblers: a comparison
between the Biological and Phylogenetic Species Concepts
FRANK E. RHEINDT (Australia) & JAMES A. EATON (UK)

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Article
Zootaxa 2297: 64-68 (25 Nov. 2009) 0 plates; 32 references                              Accepted: 9 Nov. 2009
Type specimens and type localities of Siberian birds (Aves) described by Jean
Cabanis
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic) & SYLKE FRAHNERT (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2297: 27-43 (25 Nov. 2009) 0 plates; 71 references                            Accepted: 24 Oct. 2009
Checklist of the helminths of the kelp gull, Larus dominicanus (Aves: Laridae),
with new records from Chile
DANIEL GONZÁLEZ-ACUÑA (Chile), FABIOLA CERDA (Chile), JUANA LÓPEZ (Chile), RENÉ
ORTEGA (Chile), CHRISTIAN MATHIEU (Chile) & MIKE KINSELLA (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 2297: 15-26 (25 Nov. 2009) 1 plates; 78 references                             Accepted: 9 Nov. 2009
Type specimens and type localities of birds (Aves) collected by Eduard
Eversmann and Christian Pander during the Negri Expedition to Bukhara in 1820–1821
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic) & SYLKE FRAHNERT (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2296: 47-67 (24 Nov. 2009) 5 plates; 27 references                              Accepted: 8 Oct. 2009
Extraordinary cranial specialization in a new genus of extinct duck
(Aves: Anseriformes) from Kauai, Hawaiian Islands
ANDREW N. IWANIUK (Canada), STORRS L. OLSON (USA) & HELEN F. JAMES (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2290: 36-40 (16 Nov. 2009) 1 plates; 12 references                          Accepted: 29 Oct. 2009
A new genus for three species of tyrant flycatchers (Passeriformes:
Tyrannidae), formerly placed in Myiophobus
JAN I. OHLSON (Sweden), JON FJELDSÅ (Denmark) & PER G. P. ERICSON (Sweden)

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Article
Zootaxa 2213: 64-68 (28 Aug. 2009) 1 plates; 11 references                             Accepted: 25 Jul. 2009
Geocerthia, a new genus of terrestrial ovenbird (Aves: Passeriformes:
Furnariidae)
R. TERRY CHESSER, SANTIAGO CLARAMUNT, ELIZABETH DERRYBERRY & ROBB T.
BRUMFIELD (USA)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2209: 65-68 (26 Aug. 2009) 0 plates; 30 references                              Accepted: 8 Aug. 2009
Nomenclatural notes on Neotropical swallows of the genus Tachycineta Cabanis
(Aves: Hirundinidae)
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic) & SYLKE FRAHNERT (Germany)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2176: 65-68 (5 Aug. 2009) 4 plates; 13 references                                  Accepted: 8 Jul. 2009
Correction of the type locality of Neomorphus geoffroyi (Temminck, 1820),
with lectotype designation
MARCOS A. RAPOSO, JOSÉ EDUARDO SIMON & DANTE MARTINS TEIXEIRA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2171: 29-47 (30 Jul. 2009) 0 plates; 65 references                              Accepted: 10 Jul. 2009
Type specimens and type localities of Peruvian birds described by Jean Cabanis
on the basis of Konstanty Jelski's collections
JI
ŘÍ MLÍKOVSKÝ (Czech Republic) & SYLKE FRAHNERT (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2149: 1-49 (6 Jul. 2009) 10 plates; 183 references                                Accepted: 5 May 2009
The type specimens of Corvidae (Aves) in the Museum für Naturkunde at the
Humboldt-University of Berlin, with the description of a new subspecies of Dendrocitta vagabunda
FRANK D. STEINHEIMER (UK)

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Article
Zootaxa 2013: 1-16 (16 Feb. 2009) 4 plates; 78 references                             Accepted: 29 Dec. 2008
The rediscovery of Buffon’s “Guarouba” or “Perriche jaune”:
two senior synonyms of
Aratinga pintoi Silveira, Lima & Höfling, 2005
(Aves: Psittaciformes)
ANDRÉ NEMÉSIO (Brazil) & CLAUS RASMUSSEN (USA)

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2008 (4 articles, 2 correspondence)

Correspondence
Zootaxa 1960: 67-68 (10 Dec. 2008) 0 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 25 Nov. 2008
A new generic name for the Cuban Bare-legged Owl Gymnoglaux lawrencii
Sclater and Salvin
STORRS L. OLSON  (USA) & WILLIAM SUÁREZ (Cuba)
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Article
Zootaxa 1850: 27-42 (15 Aug. 2008) 5 plates; 34 references                             Accepted: 17 Jul. 2008
A new species of African Forest Robin from Gabon (Passeriformes: Muscicapidae: Stiphrornis)
Brian K. Schmidt (USA), JEFFREY T. FOSTER (USA), GEORGE R. ANGEHR (Panama), KATE L. DURRANT (USA) & ROBERT C. FLEISCHER (USA)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1843: 67-68 (6 Aug. 2008) 0 plates; 16 references                                Accepted: 6 Jun. 2008
Leptocoma Cabanis, 1851 (Aves: Nectariniidae) given priority over Chalcostetha Cabanis, 1851 on first reviser principle
FRANK D. STEINHEIMER (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 1792: 54-66 (12 Jun. 2008) 5 plates; 38 references                           Accepted: 14 May 2008
An overlooked threatened species of eagle: Legge's Hawk Eagle Nisaetus kelaarti (Aves: Accipitriformes)

J. O. GJERSHAUG (Norway), O. H. DISERUD (Norway), P. C. RASMUSSEN (USA) & D. WARAKAGODA (Sri Lanka)
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Article
Zootaxa 1742: 61-68 (7 Apr. 2008) 2 plates; 31 references                                 Accepted: 4 Feb. 2008
Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Cynanthus (Aves: Trochilidae), with emphasis on C. doubledayi
GABRIELA M. GARCIA-DERAS (Mexico), NANDADEVI CORTES-RODRIGUEZ (Mexico), MAGALI HONEY (Mexico), ADOLFO G. NAVARRO-SIGUENZA (Mexico), JAIME GARCIA-MORENO (Costa Rica) & BLANCA E. HERNANDEZ-BANOS (Mexico)

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Article
Zootaxa 1726: 60-68 (12 Mar. 2008) 3 plates; 27 references                           Accepted: 24 Jan. 2008
Species limits in Antbirds (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae): an evaluation of Plumbeous Antvireo (Dysithamnus plumbeus) based on vocalizations
MORTON L. ISLER, PHYLLIS R. ISLER & BRET M. WHITNEY (USA)

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2007 (2 articles; 1 monograph)

Monograph
Zootaxa 1513: 1-76 (25 Jun. 2007) 31 plates; 1 65 references                         Accepted: 23 Apr. 2007
Reappraisal of the parrots (Aves: Psittacidae) from the Mascarene Islands, with comments on their ecology, morphology, and affinities
JULIAN PENDER HUME (UK)
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Article
Zootaxa 1473: 25-44 (14 May 2007) 15 plates; 33 references                            Accepted: 7 Mar. 2007
A new species of Formicivora antwren from the Chapada Diamantina, eastern Brazil (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae)
LUIZ PEDREIRA GONZAGA (Brazil), ANDRE M. P. CARVALHAES (USA) & DANTE R. C. BUZZETTI (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 1387: 1-25 (8 Jan. 2007)  142 references                                               Accepted: 7 Nov. 2006
Avian type specimens and their type localities from Otto Schutt's and Friedrich von Mechow's Angolan collections in the Museum fur Naturkunde of the Humboldt-University of Berlin 
F.D. STEINHEIMER (UK) & W.R.J. DEAN (South Africa)

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2006 (8 articles)

Article
Zootaxa 1325: 117-145 (28 Sept. 2006)  129  references                                 Accepted:  25 Jul. 2006
The taxonomic status of the Italian Sparrow — Passer italiae (Vieillot 1817): Speciation by stabilised hybridisation? A critical analysis

T. TÖPFER (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 1325: 99-115 (28 Sept. 2006) 6 plates; 50  references                     Accepted:  25 Jul. 2006
Song dialects as diagnostic characters — acoustic differentiation of the Canary Island Goldcrest subspecies Regulus regulus teneriffae Seebohm 1883 and R. r. ellenthalerae Päckert et al. 2006
(Aves: Passeriformes: Regulidae)

M. PÄCKERT (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 1325: 75-98 (28 Sept. 2006) 13 plates; 63  references                     Accepted:  25 Jul. 2006
Remarks on biology, vocalisations and systematics of Urocynchramus pylzowi Przewalski (Aves, Passeriformes)

A. GEBAUER, M. KAISER & C. WASSMANN (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 1325: 55-73 (28 Sept. 2006) 4 plates; 35  references                        Accepted:  25 Jul. 2006
Characterization of a secondary contact zone of the Great Tit Parus major and the Japanese Tit P. minor (Aves: Passeriformes) in Far Eastern Siberia with DNA markers.

L. KVIST & S. RYTKÖNEN (Finland)
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Article
Zootaxa 1325: 7-54 (28 Sept. 2006) 1 plate; 218  references                          Accepted:  25 Jul. 2006
The Palaearctic Titmouse Species (Aves: Paridae: Parus sensu lato) — A current survey

S. ECK (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 1316: 1-31 (18 Sept. 2006) 8 plates; 36  references                         Accepted:  9 Aug. 2006
Rails (Rallidae: Gallirallus) from prehistoric archaeological sites in Western Oceania
J.J. KIRCHMAN & D.W. STEADMAN (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 1271: 37-56 (24 Jul. 2006) 12 plates; 26 references                        Accepted: 22 Jun. 2006
The correct use of the name Scytalopus speluncae (Ménétriés, 1835), and the description of a new species of Brazilian tapaculo (Aves: Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae)
M.A. RAPOSO (Brazil), R. STOPIGLIA (Brazil), V. LOSKOT (Russia) & G.M. KIRWAN (UK) 
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Article
Zootaxa 1166: 49-55 (3 Apr. 2006) 2 plates; 24 references                                Accepted: 4 Mar. 2006
The name Synallaxis whitneyi Pacheco and Gonzaga, 1995, is not a synonym of Synallaxis cinereus Wied, 1831 (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae)
R. STOPIGLIA & M.A. RAPOSO (Brazil)
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2005 (3 articles)

Article
Zootaxa 1072: 1-25 (28 Oct. 2005) 67 references                                                Accepted: 8 Oct. 2005
The type specimens of Paradisaeidae, Cnemophilidae and Ptilonorhynchidae (Aves) in the Museum für Naturkunde of the Humboldt-University of Berlin
F. D. STEINHEIMER (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 1046: 1-15 (8 Sept. 2005) 7 plates; 20 references                              Accepted: 12 Aug. 2005
New specimens of the early Eocene frigatebird Limnofregata (Pelecaniformes: Fregatidae), with the description of a new species
S. L. OLSON (USA) & H. MATSUOKA (Japan)
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Article
Zootaxa 799: 1-6 (7 Jan. 2005) 29 references                                                 Accepted: 20 Dec. 2004
A name for the clade formed by owlet-nightjars, swifts and hummingbirds (Aves)
G. SANGSTER (The Netherlands)
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2003 (2 articles)

Article
Zootaxa 224: 1-7  (30 June 2003) 3 plates; 9 references                                Accepted: 18 June 2003
Cytotaxonomic diagnoses of two Neotropical swift species: Streptoprocne biscutata and Streptoprocne zonaris (Aves: Apodidae)
J. RIBEIRO, R. A. TORRES, M.L. ADAM and D.A. CORNÉLIO  (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 199: 1-10 (19 May 2003) 2 plates, 35 references                                  Accepted: 9 May 2003
The phylogenetic position of Gallinuloides Eastman (Aves: Galliformes) from the Tertiary of North America
G. J. DYKE (Ireland)

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