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Corvus tropicus  Kerr, 1792
Taxonomic Serial No.: 916832

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Valid Name: Corvus hawaiiensis Peale, 1848
 
       
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  Current Standing: invalid - misapplied   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, Richard C.   
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Correct Name for the Hawaiian Crow   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: 'Elepaio, vol. 44, no. 1   
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  Reference for: Corvus tropicus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stresemann, Erwin   
  Publication Date: 1950   
  Article/Chapter Title: Birds Collected During Capt. James Cook's Last Expedition (1776-1780)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Auk, vol. 67, no. 1   
  Page(s): 66-88   
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  Reference for: Corvus tropicus   
       

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  Comment: Corvus tropicus Gmelin, 1788 and Crovus tropicus Kerr, 1792 were widely used for the Hawaiian Crow but the sources for the species descriptions were referable to Dicrurus paradiseus formosus (Cabanis, 1851). Use of Corvus tropicus for the Hawaiian Crow is a misapplication of the name, and Corvus hawaiiensis Peale, 1848 (TSN 179742) should be used. See Banks (1983) for more information  
 

 

   


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