Sinosuthora Zappeyi Bird
Protonym: Suthora zappeyi Mem.Mus.Comp.Zool. 40 p.171 pl.4 fig.2
Taxonomy: Passeriformes / Sylviidae / Sinosuthora
Taxonomy Code: gyhpar4
Type Locality: Wa-shan, near Fulin, Hsikang.
Author: Thayer & Bangs
Publish Year: 1912
IUCN Status: Vulnerable
(Sylviidae; Ϯ Spectacled Parrotbill S. conspicillata) Mod. English Sino- Chinese- < Late L. Sinae Chinese < Gr. Σιναι Sinai Chinese; genus Suthora Hodgson, 1837, parrotbill; "Sinosuthora new genus Diagnosis: small parrotbills 11-15cm in length. Relatively plain in coloration, with brown to rufous-chestnut-fringed wings; all lack pronounced lateral crown-stripes. Type: Suthora conspicillata A. David, 1871. Gender: feminine" (Penhallurick & Robson 2009). The Spectacled Parrotbill is confined to China, where all the other members of the genus are also found, with a few outlying populations in bordering countries.
Walter Reaves Zappey (1878-1914) US collector, preparator at MCZ (subsp. Pternistis squamatus, Sinosuthora).
UPPERCASE: current genus
Uppercase first letter: generic synonym
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Gr.: ancient Greek
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TL: type locality
OD: original diagnosis (genus) or original description (species)