Most recent species?

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Subject: Most recent species?
From: "Reid" <>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 08:32:14 +1100
Can anyone tell me which is the most recently discovered/described (as
opposed to a species being created by splitting) of Australian birds?  What
species, when and by whom?

Also, along this line, how many Australian species were discovered/described
in each of the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries?

And lastly, what is the source/sources to find out such information?


Ralph Reid

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