Tanagra minuta, an addition to the Mexican list

White-winged Becard (Pachyramphus polychopterus) Science Article 2


While examining bird skins in the collection of the Moore Laboratory of Zoology, Phillips found in a series of T.affinis a previously undetected specimen of the White-vented Euphonia T. minuta Cabanis. The specimen, apparently an adult male: is labeled Palenque, Chiapas, altitude 210 m, 9 May 1946, and was taken by Mario de1 Toro Aviles. It represents the only known record of this species from Mexico, and an extension of the species’ range 300 km northeastward from the former northernmost known locality of occurrence, at Cobin,Guatemala.

ALLAN R. PHILLIPS, The Wilson Bulletin, Vol. 77, No. 1 (Mar., 1965), p. 89

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