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Synthliboramphus hypoleucus


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Proper noun[edit]

Synthliboramphus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Alcidae – certain murrelets.

Usage notes[edit]

S. hypoleucus, S. scrippsi and S. craveri have formerly been considered a single species; they are sometime placed in genus Endomychura.


Further reading[edit]


  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276