minivet

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minivet

(ˈmɪnɪvɛt)
n
(Animals) any brightly coloured tropical Asian cuckoo shrike of the genus Pericrocotus
[C19: of unknown origin]
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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).
Dans le comte de Nantou, oo des couples de Minivet mandarin (Pericrocotus Solaris) vivent dans les forets de haute altitude, le male d'un rouge vif et la femelle jaune sont appeles mayas.
Bar-bellied Cuckoo-shrike Coracina striata Lesser Cuckoo-shrike Coracina fimbriata Fiery Minivet Pericrocotus igneus Scarlet Minivet Pericrocofus flammeus ?