Oustalet

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  • It was subsequently moved into the genus Cleptornis, which had been provisionally established by Oustalet in case the species proved to be distinct.
  • Oustalet was president of the third International Ornithological Congress held in Paris in 1900.
  • The Oustalet's sunbird (Cinnyris oustaleti) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family.
  • It was first scientifically described by Tommaso Salvadori as full species in the genus Anas, named after its collector, the French zoologist Emile Oustalet.
  • After the death of Emile Oustalet (1844-1905), he attained the chair of zoology (mammals and birds), a position he maintained until 1926.
  • Even after subfossils of a parrot matching the descriptions were found, French zoologist Emile Oustalet argued that the "Indian raven" was a hornbill whose remains awaited discovery.
  • Chameleon species present include Oustalet's chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti) and the Jewel chameleon (Furcifer lateralis).
  • Other local reptiles are the Madagascar ground boa, the white-lipped chameleon (Forcifer minor) and Oustalet's chameleon, the world's largest chameleon, which can attain 68 centimeters in length.
  • The Oustalet's or Malagasy giant chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti) is a very large species of chameleon that is endemic to Madagascar, but also has been introduced near Nairobi in Kenya (though its current status there is unclear).
  • The Cape Verde shearwater C. edwardsii (Oustalet, 1883) was once considered a subspecies of Cory's shearwater but has recently been split off as a separate species (Snow & Perrins 1998).
  • The Mariana mallard or Oustalet's duck (Anas oustaleti) is an extinct type of duck of the genus Anas that was endemic to the Mariana Islands.
  • The claim that the bird fed on river molluscs was criticised by Alphonse Milne-Edwards and Emile Oustalet in 1893, with the later agreement of James Greenway in 1967, as blue pigeons are principally arboreal.

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