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Aphelocoma

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EtymologyEdit

From Latinized Ancient Greek ἀφελής (aphelḗs, simple) + Latin coma (hair) (from Ancient Greek κόμη (kómē)), in reference to the lack of striped or banded feathers in this genus, compared to other jays.[1]

Proper nounEdit

Aphelocoma f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Corvidae.

ReferencesEdit

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, →ISBN
  1. ^ Rice, Nathan H; Martínez-Meyer, Enrique; Peterson, A Townsend (2003), “Ecological niche differentiation in the Aphelocoma jays: a phylogenetic perspective”, in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society[1], volume 80, issue 3, DOI:10.1046/j.1095-8312.2003.00242.x, pages 369–383