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Antoine-Alfred Marche (February 15, 1844, Boulogne, France - 1898, Paris) was a French naturalist and explorer. He visited Africa, the Philippines and finally the Marianas Islands. He made collections of various artifacts. He made a large collection of bird specimens from the Marianas between April 22, 1887 and May, 1889 and some of them included new bird species (such as the Golden White-eye which were described by Émile Oustalet.[1]

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  1. ^ Bakker, Rollin H. (1951) The Avifauna of Micronesia, Its Origin, Evolution, and Distribution. University of Kansas Publications Museum of Natural History 3(1):1-359 Scanned

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