Lectotype and type locality of Turdus trichas Linnaeus, 1766 (Aves: Parulidae: Geothlypis)

Olson, Storrs L.
December 2009
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington;2009, Vol. 122 Issue 4, p464
Academic Journal
Turdus trichas Linnaeus, 1766 is a composite of two species. To preserve the name as currently used for the Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas, the specimen illustrated by Edwards (1758) is designated as lectotype and Charleston, South Carolina, is designated as the revised type locality.


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