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Identifier: museileverianiex121792shaw
Title: Musei Leveriani explicatio, anglica et latina
Year: 1792 (1790s)
Authors: Shaw, George, 1751-1813 Ryley, Charles Reuben, 1752?-1798, ill Reinagle, Philip, 1749-1833, ill Stone, Sarah, ca. 1760-1844, ill Skelton, William, 1763-1848, engraver Edwards, Sydenham, 1769?-1819, engraver
Subjects: Lever, Ashton, Sir, 1729-1788 Leverian Museum (London, England) Zoology Natural history museums Mammals Birds
Publisher: [London] : Impensis Jacobi Parkinson
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries


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cuneiformi, corpore albo nigroque vario, reftricibus omni-bus apice albis. Lath. ind. cm. p. 73.Lanius Leverianus. duel. SyJi. />. 302. FRET US omnino celeberrimi Lathami fententia avem hanc rarifTimaminter Lanios numeravi, licet fortafle huic generi in omnibus non plenerefpondeat. Species eft de cujus hiftoria locoque natali nihil adhuc pro certoexploratum eft, nee ab alio quopiam defcripta eft prseter Lathamum, qui infynopfi avium nomine cam diftinxit apto fatis et idoneo, viz. Magpie Shrike;Corvi enim Picse Linnaei fpecimini pufillo prime intuitu fimillima eft. No. V. K k Ob- ( 242 ) Oblcrvavit autem I.athamu.s earn ad genus Corvi nequaquam poffe perti-nere, quippe quod careat capiftro reverfo, leu fetarum ferie, quae in ifto ge-nere infignes funt ad diftinftionem. Notavit prseterea, licet ob roftrum validuminter Loxias fortafie non inepte pofiet difponi, ad Laniorum tamen fimilitudi-nem magis accedere. Magnicui.line turdum vulgarem feu imificum fere squatLanius LeverianuJ. THE

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laAI^nUJS I.EVEMIiVJ?!!^, TME XlEVIEJRIAl^ SHRIKE ■ . ^t^le:?- /c<Jfh. ( H3 ) THE LEVERIAN SHRIKE. GENERIC CHARACTER. BiLi ftrait, hooked only at the end, near the end of the upper mandible a fharp procefs.Nostrils round, covered with ftifF briftles.Tongue jagged at the end.Toes divided to the origin.Tail cuneiform. Ptmant. SPECIFIC CHARACTER, &c. Shrike with cuneiform tail ; body varied with black and white ; tlie tipsof all the tail-feathers white. Magpie Shrike. Lath, Syn i. p, 192. IT is entirely in compliance with the opinion of Mr. Latham that thevery rare and curious bird here reprefentcd is placed under the genusLanius, though not perhaps accurately correfponding in all particulars with thecharadters of that genus. It is a fpecies whofe hiftory and native countryare not certainly known, and was never noticed by any ornithological writertill Mr. Latham introduced it into his Synopfis of Birds, under the title ofthe Magpie Shrike; a name by no means ill adapted to the a


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bookid:museileverianiex121792shaw bookyear:1792 bookdecade:1790 bookcentury:1700 bookauthor:Shaw__George__1751_1813 bookauthor:Ryley__Charles_Reuben__1752__1798__ill bookauthor:Reinagle__Philip__1749_1833__ill bookauthor:Stone__Sarah__ca__1760_1844__ill bookauthor:Skelton__William__1763_1848__engraver bookauthor:Edwards__Sydenham__1769__1819__engraver booksubject:Lever__Ashton__Sir__1729_1788 booksubject:Leverian_Museum__London__England_ booksubject:Zoology booksubject:Natural_history_museums booksubject:Mammals booksubject:Birds bookpublisher:_London____Impensis_Jacobi_Parkinson bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Libraries booksponsor:Smithsonian_Libraries bookleafnumber:379 bookcollection:biodiversity bookcollection:americana BHL Collection BHL Consortium

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