Black-throated Bobwhite / Colinus nigrogularis

Black-throated Bobwhite / Colinus nigrogularis

Black-throated Bobwhite

SCI Name:  Colinus nigrogularis
Protonym:  Ortyx nigrogularis Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1842) (1842), Pt10 no.119 p.181
Category:  Galliformes / Odontophoridae /
Taxonomy Code:  bltbob1
Type Locality:  Mexico = Yucatan; of. Cabot, Journ. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 4, 1844, p. 460.
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Publish Year:  1843
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

COLINUS
(Odontophoridae; Ϯ Northern Bobwhite C. virginianus) Nahuatl/Aztec name Zōlin for a quail. Hernandez 1651, has Colinicuiltic, which name was contracted by de Buffon 1770-1783, to “Colin” and early used in North America for the Bobwhites (cf. names Ocōzōlin and Tepēzōlin for a partridge, and Āzōlin for a snipe); "e. Colinus.  Colin.  Schnabel kürzer und mehr gewölbt; Schwanz deutlicher. Sitzen im Gesträuche.  P. mexicana. Caille de la Louisiane. Pl. Enl. 149.  Frisch. t. 113.  Füße und Schnabel blutroth, Kopf schwarz, Kehle weiß, Körper oben braunroth, Schwanz gewellt, unten weißlich, mit schwarzen Strichen." (Goldfuss 1820); "Colinus Goldfuss, Handb. Zool., 2, 1820, p. 220. Type, by monotypy, "Perdix mexicanus, Caille de la Louisiana [sic], pl. Enl. no. 149" = Tetrao virginianus Linné." (Peters, 1934, II, p. 46).
Var. Colina, Colinia.
Synon. Eupsychortyx, Gnathodon, Neortyx, Ortygia, Ortyx.

nigrogularis
L. niger  black; Mod. L. gularis  throated  < L. gula  throat.

SUBSPECIES

Black-throated Bobwhite (persiccus)
SCI Name: Colinus nigrogularis persiccus
persiccus
L. persiccus  very dry  < siccus  dry.

Black-throated Bobwhite (caboti)
SCI Name: Colinus nigrogularis caboti
caboti
Dr Samuel Cabot, Jr. (1815-1885) US physician, collector in Yucatan 1841-1842, Curator of Ornithology for Boston Society of Natural History (subsp. Coereba flaveola, subsp. Colinus nigrogularis, syn. Leuconotopicus fumigatus sanguinolentus, syn. Melospiza georgiana, Tragopan).

Black-throated Bobwhite (nigrogularis)
SCI Name: Colinus nigrogularis nigrogularis
nigrogularis
L. niger  black; Mod. L. gularis  throated  < L. gula  throat.

Black-throated Bobwhite (segoviensis)
SCI Name: Colinus nigrogularis segoviensis
segoviensis
Río Segovia, Honduras.