sittella

(redirected from Neositta)

sittella

n
(Animals) a variant spelling of sitella
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Always a creative scholar, "he used the degree of distinctiveness of closely related sympatric species as the basic measure of whether to recognize allopatric populations as species or subspecies" (Bock 1994)--for example, the sibling species of Pericrocotus (Mayr 1940), the Australian continental complex of Neositta species (Mayr 1950), and the highly variable Eurasian Motacilla flava (Mayr 1956).
Taxonomic notes on the genus Neositta. Emu 49:282-291.