Black-billed Woodhoopoe / Phoeniculus somaliensis

Black-billed Woodhoopoe / Phoeniculus somaliensis

Black-billed Woodhoopoe

SCI Name:  Phoeniculus somaliensis
Protonym:  Irrisor somaliensis Bull.Br.Orn.Club 12 p.38
Category:  Bucerotiformes / Phoeniculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  blbwoo2
Type Locality:  Somaliland; type from Fer Libah.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1901
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PHOENICULUS
(Phoeniculidae; Ϯ Green Wood-hoopoe P. purpureus) Dim. < Gr. φοινιξ phoinix, φοινικος phoinikos  crimson, red (in allusion to the thin red bill); "RODZAY 1. (30.)  ZJAWKA.  PHOENICULUS.  Dziób długi, sczupty, łukowaty, z góry i zę spodu zaokrąglony, z boków ściśniony, ostro kończysty.  ...  n.p. Upupa erythrorhynchos. LATH.  Známy jch dwa gatunki. Jeden z nich żyie w południowéy Azyi, a drugi w Afryce.  ...  Phoeniculus unimaculatus. n.  ..."Nectarinia erythrorhynchos (Upupa erythrorhynchos LATH.) e Guinea."   ...  Phoeniculus notatus. n.  ...  "Guepier à queue etagée (Upupa erythrorhynchos) d'Asie."" (Jarocki 1821); "Phoeniculus Jarocki, Zoologia, 2, 1821, p. 63. Type, by monotypy, Upupa erythrorhynchus Latham." (Peters 1945, V, 250). 
Synon. Irrisor.

somalensis / somalica / somalicum / somalicus / somaliensis
Somaliland / Somalia (from the pastoral Samaale inhabitants of the region).

SUBSPECIES

Black-billed Woodhoopoe (somaliensis)
SCI Name: Phoeniculus somaliensis somaliensis
somalensis / somalica / somalicum / somalicus / somaliensis
Somaliland / Somalia (from the pastoral Samaale inhabitants of the region).

Black-billed Woodhoopoe (neglectus)
SCI Name: Phoeniculus somaliensis neglectus
neglecta / neglectum / neglectus
L. neglectus  ignored, overlooked, neglected, disregarded  < neglegere  to neglect.

Black-billed Woodhoopoe (abyssinicus)
SCI Name: Phoeniculus somaliensis abyssinicus
abyssinaica / abyssinica / abyssinicus / abyssinus
Mod. L. Abyssinicus Abyssinian, of Abyssinia or Ethiopia (Arabic name Habaš for the area < Geez, the classical language of Ethiopia, used Habaśā for the peoples of the region). In ornithology ‘Abyssinian’ is often still used, since it covers both Eritrea and Ethiopia and cannot be confused with ‘Ethiopian’, a former term for the Afrotropical zoögeographical region.
● ex “Grand Calao d’Abyssinie” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 779, “Calao d’Abyssinie” of de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Abyssinian Hornbill” of Latham 1781 (Bucorvus).
● ex “Rollier d’Abyssinie” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 626, and “Abyssinian Roller” of Latham 1781 (Coracias).
● ex "Gros bec d'Abyssinie" of de Buffon 1770-1786, and "Abyssinian Grosbeak" of Latham 1783 (subsp. Ploceus cucullatus).
● ex “Waalia Pigeon” of Bruce 1790 (syn. Treron waalia).
● ex “Merle brun d’Abissinie” of Brisson 1760, and “Abyssinian Thrush” of Latham 1783 (Turdus).
● See: habessinicus