Black-banded Crake / Anurolimnas fasciatus

Black-banded Crake / Anurolimnas fasciatus

Black-banded Crake

SCI Name:  Anurolimnas fasciatus
Protonym:  Porzana fasciata Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1867) (1867), Pt3 p.981
Category:  Gruiformes / Rallidae /
Taxonomy Code:  blbcra1
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Publish Year:  1868
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DEFINITIONS

Anurolimnas
(Rallidaesyn. Rufirallus Ϯ Chestnut-headed Crake R. castaneiceps) Gr. negative prefix αν- an- ; ουρα oura  tail; Mod. L. limnas  rail  < Gr. λιμνας limnas  of the marsh  < λιμνη limnē  marsh; "ANUROLIMNAS, gen. n.  Digito medio cum ungue longiore quam culmen, rectricibus haud evidentibus, mollibus, decompositis, a tectricibus caudalibus celatis, distinguendum.  Typus A. castaneiceps (Scl. & Salv.)" (Sharpe 1893); "Anurolimnas Sharpe, Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl., 1, 1893, p. 28.  Type, by original designation, A. castaneiceps (Sclater and Salvin) = Porzana castaneiceps Sclater and Salvin." (Peters, 1934, II, p. 181).

fasciatum / fasciatus
Late L. fasciatus banded  < L. fascia  band, stripe.
● ex “Calao Longibande” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 233 (Lophoceros).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à poitrine tachetée de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 574, fig. 3 (Myiophobus).
● ex “Ynambuí” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 327 (syn. Nothura maculosa).
● ex “Merle des Moluques” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 257 (syn. Pitta moluccensis).
● ex “Gélinotte des Indes” of Sonnerat 1782 (syn. Pterocles indicus).