Archboldia papuensis Rand, 1940

Lecroy, Mary, 2014, Type Specimens Of Birds In The American Museum Of Natural History Part 12. Passeriformes: Ploceidae, Sturnidae, Buphagidae, Oriolidae, Dicruridae, Callaeidae, Grallinidae, Corcoracidae, Artamidae, Cracticidae, Ptilonorhynchidae, Cnemophilidae, Paradisaeidae, And Corvidae, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 2014 (393), pp. 1-165 : 82

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Archboldia papuensis Rand


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Archboldia papuensis Rand, 1940: 9 View in CoL (Bele River, 2200 meters, 18 km north of Lake Habbema, Snow Mts., Netherland [sic] New Guinea).

Now Archboldia papuensis papuensis Rand, 1940 View in CoL . See Rand, 1942: 498; Mayr, 1962c: 175; Gilliard, 1969: 281–293; Coates, 1990: 385–391; and Frith and Frith, 2004: 300–302; 2009a: 396.

HOLOTYPE: AMNH 305644 View Materials , male, collected on the Ibele (= Bele ) River , 2200 m, 18 km north of Danau Habbema (= Lake Habbema ), 04.09S, 138.39E ( Frith and Beehler, 1998: 568), Pegunungan Maoke (= Snow Mountains), Papua Province, Indonesia (= Netherlands New Guinea), on 3 December 1938, by Richard Archbold, A.L. Rand, and W.B. Richardson, on the 1938–1939 Archbold Expedition (no. 8490). View Materials GoogleMaps

COMMENTS: Rand cited the AMNH number of the holotype in the original description and noted that he had three males, four females, and one unsexed specimen. The genus Archboldia was also described at the same time, with A. papuensis the type species. The seven paratypes are: Bernhard Camp, AMNH 342255, sex?, 9 February 1939; Lake Habbema, AMNH 342256–258, one male, two females, 11–29 October 1938; Ibele River, AMNH 342259–342261, one male, two females, 20 November–4 December 1938. AMNH 342258 was sent to MZB in May 1957.

For a full report on the birds collected on the 1938–1939 expedition, see Rand (1942). For a summary of this expedition, see Archbold et al. (1942) and Brass (1941). The expedition was a joint expedition with the Netherlands Indies authorities and was also known as the Indisch-Amerikaansche Expeditie.

Kusmierski et al. (1997) suggested on the basis of their mitochrondrial cytochrome- b sequences that Archboldia be included in the genus Amblyornis , but Frith and Frith (2009a: 396) have retained Archboldia . Further study is needed.














Archboldia papuensis Rand

Lecroy, Mary 2014

Archboldia papuensis papuensis

Frith, C. B. & D. W. Frith 2009: 396
Frith, C. B. & D. W. Frith 2004: 300
Coates, B. J. 1990: 385
Gilliard, E. T. 1969: 281
Mayr, E. 1962: 175
Rand, A. L. 1942: 498

Archboldia papuensis

Rand, A. L. 1940: 9
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