Bar-tailed Godwit / Limosa lapponica

Bar-tailed Godwit / Limosa lapponica

Bar-tailed Godwit

SCI Name:  Limosa lapponica
Protonym:  Scolopax lapponica Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.147
Category:  Charadriiformes / Scolopacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  batgod
Type Locality:  Lapland.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1758
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

LIMOSA
(Scolopacidae; Ϯ Black-tailed Godwit L. limosa) Specific name Scolopax limosa Linnaeus, 1758; "Limosa. Genus 76.  ...  **1. LA BARGE.  ...  LIMOSA  ...  On la trouve sur les bords de la mer" (Brisson 1760): based on "Barge" of Belon 1555, "Totanus" of Aldrovandus 1599-1603, Jonston 1650-1653 and Moehring 1752, "Fedoa secunda" of Willughby 1676, and Ray 1713, "Gallinago cinerea major" of Marsigli 1726, "Totanus cinereus, rostro prælongo" of Barrère 1745, "Numenius uropygio albo" of Linnaeus 1746, "Numenius medius" of Linnaeus 1748, and Scolopax Limosa Linnaeus, 1758; "Limosa Brisson, Orn., 1760, 1, p. 48; 5, p. 261. Type, by tautonymy, Limosa Brisson = Scolopax limosa Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 263).
Var. LlimosaLemosa.
Synon. Actites, Aegocephalus, Fedoa, Gambetta, Limicula, Rusticola, Vetola.
● (syn. Tringa Ϯ Common Greenshank T. nebularia) L. limosus  muddy  < limus, limi  mud, slime; "LIMOSA.  GREENSHANKS.  ... THERE is only one species of this genus, which is a native of Europe   ...  COMMON GREENSHANK. (Limosa Glottis).  ...  This species is not numerous in England, but it is sometimes observed in small flocks on the coasts in winter, and also in the adjacent marshes and fens" (Stephens 1824).

limosa
L. limosus  muddy  < limus, limi  mud, slime; "77. SCOLOPAX.  ...  Limosa.  10. S. rostro recto lævi, pedibus fuscis, remigibus macula alba: quatuor primis immaculatis.  N. uropygio albo, rectricibus nigris basi albis, remigibus transversa alba macula: exceptis quatuor primis. Fn. svec. 144.  Habitat in Europa." (Linnaeus 1758) (Limosa).

lapponica / lapponicum / lapponicus
Lapponia (= Lapland).
● ex “Fringilla major. Greater Bunting” of Albin 1738, and “Fringilla capite nigricante maculato: macula pone oculos alba” of Linnaeus 1746 (Calcarius).
● ex Tetrao lagopus Montin, 1781, and “Rehusak Grous ” of Pennant 1785 (syn. Lagopus lagopus).
● "77. SCOLOPAX.  ...  lapponica.  12. S. rostro subrecurvato, pedibusque nigris, pectore ferrugineo.  Recurvirostra pectore croceo. Fn. svec. 138.  Habitat in Lapponia. Rudbeck." (Linnaeus 1758) (Limosa).

SUBSPECIES

Bar-tailed Godwit (European)
SCI Name: Limosa lapponica lapponica
lapponica / lapponicum / lapponicus
Lapponia (= Lapland).
● ex “Fringilla major. Greater Bunting” of Albin 1738, and “Fringilla capite nigricante maculato: macula pone oculos alba” of Linnaeus 1746 (Calcarius).
● ex Tetrao lagopus Montin, 1781, and “Rehusak Grous ” of Pennant 1785 (syn. Lagopus lagopus).
● "77. SCOLOPAX.  ...  lapponica.  12. S. rostro subrecurvato, pedibusque nigris, pectore ferrugineo.  Recurvirostra pectore croceo. Fn. svec. 138.  Habitat in Lapponia. Rudbeck." (Linnaeus 1758) (Limosa).

Bar-tailed Godwit (Siberian)
SCI Name: Limosa lapponica baueri/menzbieri
LIMOSA
(Scolopacidae; Ϯ Black-tailed Godwit L. limosa) Specific name Scolopax limosa Linnaeus, 1758; "Limosa. Genus 76.  ...  **1. LA BARGE.  ...  LIMOSA  ...  On la trouve sur les bords de la mer" (Brisson 1760): based on "Barge" of Belon 1555, "Totanus" of Aldrovandus 1599-1603, Jonston 1650-1653 and Moehring 1752, "Fedoa secunda" of Willughby 1676, and Ray 1713, "Gallinago cinerea major" of Marsigli 1726, "Totanus cinereus, rostro prælongo" of Barrère 1745, "Numenius uropygio albo" of Linnaeus 1746, "Numenius medius" of Linnaeus 1748, and Scolopax Limosa Linnaeus, 1758; "Limosa Brisson, Orn., 1760, 1, p. 48; 5, p. 261. Type, by tautonymy, Limosa Brisson = Scolopax limosa Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 263).
Var. LlimosaLemosa.
Synon. Actites, Aegocephalus, Fedoa, Gambetta, Limicula, Rusticola, Vetola.
● (syn. Tringa Ϯ Common Greenshank T. nebularia) L. limosus  muddy  < limus, limi  mud, slime; "LIMOSA.  GREENSHANKS.  ... THERE is only one species of this genus, which is a native of Europe   ...  COMMON GREENSHANK. (Limosa Glottis).  ...  This species is not numerous in England, but it is sometimes observed in small flocks on the coasts in winter, and also in the adjacent marshes and fens" (Stephens 1824).