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A Synopsis of the Avifauna of China
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A Synopsis of the Avifauna of China
中国鸟类区系纲要
Language:  English
Author:  Cheng Tso-Hsin
Pub. Date:  1987-01 Weight:   kg ISBN:  
Format:  Hardcover Pages:  1222 pages
Subject:  Zoology > Ornithology
Series:   Size:  190x270mm
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This new publication, A Synopsis of the Avifauna of China, is substantially a revisea and enlarged edition of the Distributional List of Chinese Birds. It includes all the birds hitherto recorded from China, compring 1,186(3?) species with 953(12?) subspecies in addition, totaling 2,139(15?) forms, which are classified under 81 families and 21 orders.
Under each species included in this monograph, the following items are listed: (1) Nomenclature; including scientific names with synonyms whenever necessary, Chinese names, and English names, (2) Breeding habitat, (3) Range of distribution, and (4) Status.
The monograph also contains all the new subspecies discovered by Chinese ornithologists since the founding of New China:
Phasianidae
Lophura nycthemera omeiensis cheng, Chagn, and Tang 91964)
Lophura nycthemera rongjiangensis Tan, and Wu (1981)
Tragonpan caboti guangxiensis Cheng, and Wu(1979)
Columbidae
Treron sieboldii fopingensis Cheng, Tan, and Sung (1973)
Ducula aene kwantungensis Chou (1955)
Picidae
Dendrocopos leucotos tangi Cheng (1956)
Dendrocopos major wulashanicus Cheng et al. (1975)
Musicapidae: Timaliinae
Pomatorhinus ruficollis hunanensis Cheng (1962)
Babax koslowi yuquensis D.H.Li, and Wang (1979)
Garrulax merulinus taweishanicu Cheng (1960)
Garrulax henrici gucenensis D.H. Li, Wang, and Jiang (1978)
Garrulax lunulatus liangshanensis G.Y. Li, Zhagn, and Zhang (1979)
Garrulax canorus mengliensis Zheng, and Yang (1980)
Garrulax galbanus simaoensis Cheng, and Tang (1982)
Paradoxornis paradoxus taipaiensis Cheng, Lo, and Chao (1973)
Paradoxornis flavirostris gongshanensis Cheng (1984)
Paradoxornis zappeyi erlangshanicus Cheng, Li, and Zhang (1983)
Paradoxornis webbianus ganluoensis G.Y. Liand Zhang (1980)
Muscicapidae:Musoicapinae
Ficedula sapphire tienchuanens/s Cheng(1964)
Niltava unicolor diaoluoensis Zheng, Yang, and Lu (1981)
Sittidae
Sitta frontalis chienfengensis Cheng, Ting, and Wang (1963)
Ploceidae
Passer rutilans batangensis Cheng, and Tan (1963)
For remarks on the new subspecies listed see text

 

 

 


 






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