Andean Ibis / Theristicus branickii

Andean Ibis / Theristicus branickii

Andean Ibis

SCI Name:  Theristicus branickii
Protonym:  Theristicus branickii Ibis p.404
Category:  Pelecaniformes / Threskiornithidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bkfibi2
Type Locality:  Maraynioc, Pariayacu, Junin, Peru.
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Publish Year:  1894
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

THERISTICUS
(Threskiornithidae; Ϯ Black-faced Ibis T. melanopis) Gr. θεριστικος theristikos  of reaping  < θεριστρον theristron  sickle; "Genus. Theristicus Wagl.,  Curucou.   Rostrum gracilius. Pedes breves, robusti; tarsus validus digiti intermedii longitudine, incluso huius ungue, antice scutellis hexagonis tectus, postice reticulatus; digiti validi, breviusculi, teretiusculi, ungues mediocres, validi,arcuati, ille digiti anterioris intermedii acie interna subinflata (integra); acrodactyla elevato-scutellata.  ...  Species: 1. Th. melanopis (Ibis melanop. Wagl. Syst. Av. sp. 17.)" (Wagler 1832); "Theristicus Wagler, Isis, 1832, col. 1231. Type, by monotypy, Tantalus melanopis Gmelin." (Peters 1931, I, 135).  
Var. Theristocus.
Synon. Harpiprion, Molybdophanes.

branicki / branickii
● Konstanty Grzegorz Graf Branicki (1824-1884) Polish zoologist, collector, who planned to found a museum (Heliodoxa, Odontorchilus, subsp. Tangara vassorii).
● Władysław Michał Graf Branicki (1848-1914) Polish ornithologist, co-founder (1887) of Branicki Zoological Mus., Warsaw (syn. Haliaetus pelagicus, Leptosittaca).
● Aleksander Graf Branicki (1821-1877) Polish zoologist, collector (Nothoprocta).
● Ksawery Graf Branicki (1864-1926) Polish ornithologist, co-founder (1887) of Branicki Zoological Mus., Warsaw (Theristicus).