Black-footed Albatross / Phoebastria nigripes

Black-footed Albatross / Phoebastria nigripes

Black-footed Albatross

SCI Name:  Phoebastria nigripes
Protonym:  Diomedea nigripes Orn.Biogr. 5 p.327
Category:  Procellariiformes / Diomedeidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bkfalb
Type Locality:  Pacific Ocean, lat. 30° 44'' N., long. 146° W.
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Publish Year:  1839
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DEFINITIONS

PHOEBASTRIA
(Diomedeidae; Ϯ Short-tailed Albatross P. albatrus) Gr. φοιβαστρια phoibastria  prophetess  < φοιβος phoibos  prophet (see Phoebetria); "Genera et Species typicæ.  ...   4. a. *Phoebastria Rchb. brachyura (Diomedea - T.) Rchb.  Ic. Av. t. 26. ic. 345. t. 27. ic. 2616." (Reichenbach 1853); "Phoebastria Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat., p. v, "1852" (= 1853)—type, by monotypy [= by original designation], Diomedea brachyura Temminck = Diomedea albatrus Pallas." (Hellmayr & Conover 1948, XIII, 41).
Var. Phaebastria.
Synon. Galapagornis, Julietata, Laysanornis, Penthirenia.

nigripes
L. niger  black; pes, pedis  foot  < Gr. πους pous, ποδος podos  foot.