Neodamophila nom. nov., a replacement name for the bird genus Damophila Reichenbach, 1854 (Aves: Apodiformes: Trochilidae)

Abstract :

A junior homonym was detected amongst the bird genera and the following replacement name is proposed: Neodamophila nom. nov. for Damophila Reichenbach, 1854. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species group name currently included in this genus.


Keyword :

nomenclatural change, homonymy, replacement name, Aves, Apodiformes


Author(s) : Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2008 Vol. 3 Number 1


2008 Vol. 3 Number 1