This paper describes the zoological specimens collected by Giuseppe Raddi during the Franco-Tuscan expedition to Egypt (1828–1829) held in the collection of the Museo di Storia Naturale dell’Università di Pisa. Twenty-two specimens exist, including four amphibians preserved in alcohol, and 18 taxidermy specimens (16 birds, 2 mammals). Among these is a specimen of the taxonomically controversial Canis lupaster (African wolf) and one of the first specimen of Oenanthe xanthoprymna (Kurdish wheatear) held in European museums.

Zoological specimens from the Franco-Tuscan expedition to Egypt (1828–1829) in Museo di Storia Naturale dell’Università di Pisa

Farina S.
;
Vanni L.
2021-01-01

Abstract

This paper describes the zoological specimens collected by Giuseppe Raddi during the Franco-Tuscan expedition to Egypt (1828–1829) held in the collection of the Museo di Storia Naturale dell’Università di Pisa. Twenty-two specimens exist, including four amphibians preserved in alcohol, and 18 taxidermy specimens (16 birds, 2 mammals). Among these is a specimen of the taxonomically controversial Canis lupaster (African wolf) and one of the first specimen of Oenanthe xanthoprymna (Kurdish wheatear) held in European museums.
2021
Farina, S.; Vanni, L.
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