Pernis

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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The name of the genus is due Cuvier (1816), after the species name Pernis apivorus (Linné 1758). The name περνης is used by Aristotle of a bird of prey (Cuvier 1831:242)

Proper noun[edit]

Pernis m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Accipitridae.

References[edit]

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276:
  • Georges Cuvier, Henry M'Murtrie (trans.), The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization (1831).