Recently proposed splits for the family Starlings and Allies

Daniel Zimberlin kindly provided information on the here included splits of starlings and mynas.

Neumann's Red-winged Starling     Onychognathus neumanni
Alexander   1908
n Nigeria; Central African Republic; w Sudan (nominate); Senegal; Mauretania; Mali; Niger; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Cameroon (modicus)
split from: Onychognatus morio
insert after: Onychognatus morio
Chris Fear & Adrian Craig,
Starlings and Mynas, Christopher Helm, London, 1998
 

White-vented Myna     Acridotheres javanicus
Cabanis   1850
Indonesia: s Sulawesi
split from: Acridotheres cinereus
insert after: Acridotheres grandis
Chris Feare & Adrian Craig,
Starlings and Mynas, Christopher Helm, 1998
 

Long-tailed Myna     Mino kreffti
(Sclater)  1869
e Papua New Guinea: Rooke, New Britain, New Ireland and New Hanover islands of Bismarck Archipelago.  Lowland forests
split from: Mino dumontii
insert after: Mino dumontii
Chris Fear & Adrian Craig,
Starlings and Mynas, Christopher Helm, London, 1998
 

Indian Hill-Myna     Gracula indica
(Cuvier)   1829
sw India: western Ghats from s Maharashtra s to w Mysore and Kerala; Sri Lanka
split from: Gracula religiosa
insert after: Gracula religiosa
Chris Feare & Adrian Craig,
Starlings and Mynas, Christopher Helm, London, 1998
 

Nias Hill-Myna     Gracula robusta
Salvadori   1887
n Indonesia: Nias, Pulan, Babi, Tuangku and Bangkaru Islands off nw Sumatra
split from: Gracula religiosa
insert after: Gracula indica
Chris Fear & Adrian Craig,
Starlings and Mynas, Christopher Helm, London, 1998
 

Enggano Hill-Myna     Gracula enganensis
Salvadori   1899
n Indonesia: Enggano Island off s Sumatra
split from: Gracula religiosa
insert after: Gracula robusta
Chris Fear & Adrian Craig,
Starlings and Mynas, Christopher Helm, London, 1998
 

Various authors already indicated the apparent appropriateness of T. palmeri as a taxon separate from
T. curvirostre:
Phillips 1986, Tweit 1996, Zink & Blackwell-Rago 2000.

Western Curve-billed Thrasher     Toxostoma palmeri
(Coues)   1872
USA: Arizona; w Mexico: Sonora s to Nayarit and Jalisco
split from: Toxostoma curvirostre
insert after: Toxostoma curvirostre
Octavio R. Rojas-Soto,
Geographic variation of the Curve-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma curvirostre) complex
The Auk 120, 2 (203): 311-322
 

Vizcaino Thrasher     Toxostoma arenicola
Anthony  1897
nw Mexico: c Baja California, Vizcaino Desert
split from: Toxostoma lecontei
insert after: Toxostoma lecontei
Robert M. Zink, Rachelle C. Blackwell and Octavio Rojas-Soto,
Species limits in the Le Conte's Thrasher
The Condor 99, 1 (1997): 132-138

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