Ainley’s Storm-Petrel / Oceanodroma cheimomnestes

Ainley\'s Storm-Petrel / Oceanodroma cheimomnestes

Ainley's Storm-Petrel

SCI Name:  Oceanodroma cheimomnestes
Protonym:  Oceanodroma leucorhoa cheimomnestes Auk 97 p.848
Category:  Procellariiformes / Hydrobatidae /
Taxonomy Code:  leastp2
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Publish Year:  1980
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DEFINITIONS

Oceanodroma
(syn. Hydrobates Ϯ Fork-tailed Storm-petrel H. furcata) Gr. ωκεανος ōkeanos  ocean; -δρομος -dromos  -runner  < τρεχω trekhō  to run; "Genera et Species typicæ.  ...  d. Oceanodroma Rchb. furcata (Proc. — L. Gm.)  Ic. Av. t. 16. ic. 785.  t. 18. ic. 2245—46." (Reichenbach 1853); "185. Oceanodroma, Reich. (Thalassidroma, p. Gr.)  Rostrum majusculum; tubo nasali recto: alae modicae: cauda furcata: pedes breves, podiis angustis; unguibus parvulis, compressis.  Dilute cinereae.    M. Atl. et Pac.  2.   1. PROCELLARIA furcata, Gm.   ...   2. THALASSIDROMA hornbyi, Gr." (Bonaparte 1857).    Var. OceanododromaOceandodroma.

cheimomnestes
Gr. χειμων kheimōn, χειμωνος kheimōnos  winter; μνηστηρ mnēstēr, μνηστηρος mnēstēros  suitor (Hydrobates).