birding-aus RFI: naming of Rufous Songlark

Subject: birding-aus RFI: naming of Rufous Songlark
From: Ian Fraser <>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 09:53:46 +1100 (EST)

I am curious as to the history of the naming of Cincloramphus mathewsi by 
Tom Iredale as recently as 1911. I note that it was previously known as C
rufescens and Maclennania mathewsi. What happened?!


Ian Fraser, Canberra  
Environment Tours; Vertego Environmental Writing Consultancy
GPO Box 3268, Canberra, ACT 2601
ph: 02 62491560 fax: 02 62473227

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