Paradisaea raggiana intermedia

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This bird specimen is a syntype for the species "Paradisaea raggiana intermedia". A syntype is a specimen in a series or collection of specimens upon wich the description and name of a new species is based, where there is no designated holotype.

This bird is found on Papua New Guinea. It is commonly known as the "Raggiana Bird-of-paradise". Its name is a commemorative gesture toward Marquis Francis Raggi of Genoa.
Taxonomic classification
Paradisaea raggiana intermedia
Common name
Raggiana Bird-of-paradise
Classification type status
Natural Science/Zoology
Accession date
26 Apr 1983
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Original datasets and images provided by Queensland Museum, and licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY) license. Please note, this record has been adapted for use by Vernon Systems and may not accurately reflect the original record or the collection item it documents.


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