Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.

Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Lei Aves

Name Relationship
Garrulus glandarius Preferred
Garrulus sinensis Synonym
Garrulus diaphorus
Garrulus glandarius ussuriensis
Garrulus bispecularis interstinctus
Garrulus glandarius rubrosus
Garrulus rufescens
Corvus glandarius
Garrulus insularis
Garrulus brandtii
Garrulus taivanus
Garrulus bispecularis pekingensis
Garrulus glandarius minkoensis
Garrulus leucotis
Garrulus glandarius bambergi

GBIF national node classification resource: Germany

Name Relationship
Garrulus glandarius Preferred
Garrulus glandarius subsp. japonicus
Garrulus glandarius subsp. kansuensis

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Garrulus glandarius Preferred
Garrulus glandarius (Linnaeus, 1758) Authority


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