Australian Logrunner / Orthonyx temminckii

Australian Logrunner / Orthonyx temminckii

Australian Logrunner

SCI Name:  Orthonyx temminckii
Protonym:  Orthonyx Temminckii Elem.Zool. 3 pt3 p.19
Category:  Passeriformes / Orthonychidae /
Taxonomy Code:  soulog1
Type Locality:  Oceanica ; restricted to Hat Hill, near Nowra, New South Wales, ex Vigors and Horsfield,
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Publish Year:  1822
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DEFINITIONS

ORTHONYX
(Orthonychidae; Ϯ Australian Logrunner O. temminckii) Gr. ορθος orthos  straight; ονυξ onux, ονυχος onukhos  claw; "ONGUICULÉ, Orthonyx. (Temm.)   ...   Ongles plus longs que les doigts, forts, peu arqués, cannelés latéralement" (Temminck 1820); "Orthonyx Temminck, 1820, Man. Orn., éd. 2, 1, p. 81. No species; generic details only. Type, by subsequent designation (Ranzani, 1822, Elem. Zool., 3, p. 19), Orthonyx temminckii Ranzani." (Deignan in Peters 1964, X, 228).
Var. Orthonix.
Synon. Macrorthonyx, Papuorthonyx.

orthonyx
Gr. ορθος orthos  straight; ονυξ onux, ονυχος onukhos  claw.

temmincki / temminckii / temminkii
Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778-1858) Dutch ornithologist (subsp. Accipiter melanoleucusAethopyga, syn. Anser erythropus, syn. Arachnothera crassirostris, syn. Ardea sumatrana, Calidris, syn. Calyptorhynchus lathami, syn. Cecropis daurica rufula, syn. Colinus cristatus, Columba artefact (ex Columba auricularis Temminck, 1813), Coracias (ex “Rollier Temminck” of Levaillant 1806), Coracina, syn. Corydon sumatranus (ex Eurylaimus corydon Temminck, 1824), syn. Crax rubra (ex “Red Peruvian Hen” of Albin 1738, and Crax rubra Temminck, 1815), Cursorius, syn. Dendrexetastes rufigula, syn. Ducula perspicillata, syn. Gallus varius x hybrid, syn. Harpactes kasumba, syn. Heliomaster squamosus, syn. Lobotos lobatus, Lyncornis, subsp. Myophonus caeruleus, syn. Nipponia nippon (ex Ibis nippon Temminck, 1835), Orthonyx, PicoidesPicumnus, syn. Prunella montanella, syn. Pterophanes cyanopterus, Ptilinopus, syn. Ramphastos vitellinus ariel, syn. Sittasomus griseicapillus sylviellus (ex Dendrocolaptes sylviellus Temminck, 1821), syn. Synthliboramphus wumisuzume, Tragopan (ex “Chinese Horned Pheasant” of Hardwicke 1831)).