Table 4. New Terminology for Neostriatum

Structure & Karten-Hodos (or other) Term for Structure Karten-Hodos
(or other)
Abbreviation
Latin Name Adopted by Forum Abbreviation for Latin Name Adopted by Forum English Name Adopted by Forum Abbreviation for English Name Adopted by Forum Comments References Pertinent to the New Name
Neostriatum and Subdivisions
Neostriatum N Nidopallium N Nidopallium N Abbreviation retained  
Neostriatum frontale NF Nidopallium frontale NF Frontal nidopallium NF Abbreviation retained  
Neostriatum intermedium NI Nidopallium intermedium NI Intermediate nidopallium NI Abbreviation retained  
Neostriatum caudale NC Nidopallium caudale NC Caudal nidopallium NC Abbreviation retained  
Neostriatum caudolaterale - defined by work of Divac and Güntürkün NCL Nidopallium caudolaterale NCL Caudolateral nidopallium NCL Abbreviation retained Mogenson & Divac, 1982
Reiner, 1986
Güntürkün, 1997
Ectostriatum E Nucleus entopalliallis or entopallium E The entopallial nucleus or the entopallium E Abbreviation retained Benowitz & Karten, 1976
Nucleus basalis Bas Nucleus basorostralis pallii Bas The basorostral pallial nucleus Bas Changed name to avoid confusion with cholinergic basal forebrain cell group Wild et al., 1985
Wild and Farabaugh, 1996
Dubbeldam and Visser, 1987
Wild et al., 1997
Wild et al., 2001
Witkovsky et al., 1973
Field L identified as auditory area by Karten (1968) L Area L pallii L Field L L No change recommended Karten, 1968
Bonke, 1979a,b
Nidopallial area mistakenly called caudal nucleus of hyperstriatum ventrale by Nottebohm et al., 1976 HVc HVC None HVC None No easy solution for correcting original naming error for this structure; thus, HVC recommended as formal name Nottebohm et al., 1976
Fortune & Margoliash, 1995
Brenowitz et al., 1997
Lateral magnocellular nucleus of the anterior neostriatum LMAN Nucleus lateralis magnocellularis nidopallii anterioris LMAN Lateral magnocellular nucleus of anterior nidopallium LMAN Abbreviation retained, but capitalize L for clarity Nottebohm et al., 1976
Bottjer et al., 1989
Medial magnocellular nucleus of the anterior neostriatum MMAN Nucleus medialis magnocellularis nidopallii anterioris MMAN Medial magnocellular nucleus of anterior nidopallium MMAN Abbreviation retained but capitalize M for consistency Nottebohm et al., 1976
Bottjer et al., 1989
Nucleus interface of the neostriatum NIf Nucleus interfacialis nidopallialis NIf Nucleus interface of the nidopallium NIf Abbreviation retained, but capitalize I for consistency Nottebohm et al., 1982
Nordeen & Nordeen, 1997
Margoliash, 1997
Caudomedial neostriatum NCM Nidopallium caudomediale NCM Caudal medial nidopallium NCM Abbreviation retained Vates et al., 1996
Margoliash, 1997
Jarvis et al., 2000
Oval nucleus of the anterior neostriatum in parrots NAo Nucleus ovalis nidopallii anterioris NAO Oval nucleus of the anterior nidopallium NAO Abbreviation retained, but capitalize O for consistency Brauth & McHale, 1988
Striedter, 1994
Durand et al., 1997
Jarvis and Mello, 2000
Medial oval nucleus of the anterior neostriatum in parrots NAom Nucleus ovalis nidopallii anterioris, pars medialis NAOM Medial oval nucleus of the anterior nidopallium NAOM Abbreviation retained but capitalize OM for consistency Brauth & McHale, 1988
Striedter, 1994
Durand et al., 1997
Jarvis and Mello, 2000
Central nucleus of the lateral neostriatum in parrots NLc Nucleus centralis nidopallii lateralis NLC Central nucleus of the lateral nidopallium NLC Abbreviation retained, but capitalize C for consistency Brauth & McHale, 1988
Striedter, 1994
Durand et al., 1997
Jarvis and Mello, 2000

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