Brown Fish-Owl / Ketupa zeylonensis

Brown Fish-Owl / Ketupa zeylonensis

Brown Fish-Owl

SCI Name:  Ketupa zeylonensis
Protonym:  Strix zeylonensis Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.287
Category:  Strigiformes / Strigidae /
Taxonomy Code:  brfowl1
Type Locality:  Ceylon.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1788
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

KETUPA
(Strigidae; Ϯ Buffy Fish Owl K. ketupu) Javanese name Blo-ketupu for the Buffy Fish Owl (cf. Malay name Ketupok; specific name Strix ketupu Horsfield, 1821); "IX.e Sous-genre KETUPU; Ketupa.  Caractères des chats-huans; tête surmontée de deux huppes déjetées en arrière; tarses complétement nus et réticulés.   44. KETUPU JAVANAIS; Ketupa javanensisStrix ceylonensis, Lath.; Temm., pl. 74; Strix ketupa, Horsf., Trans., t. XIII, p. 141; Blo-Ketupu des Javanais.   ...   45. KETUPU LESCHENAULT; Ketupa LeschenaultiiStrix Leschenault, Temm., pl. 20.  ...  Habite les provinces orientales de l'Inde, où on le nomme peroun-rotan." (Lesson 1830). “Ketupu should be written Ketupa. It is better not to introduce barbarous names into science; but when done, they should at least have a Latin termination given them.” (Strickland 1841); "Ketupa Lesson, Traité d'Orn., livr. 2, 1830, p. 114. Type, by tautonymy, Ketupa javanensis Lesson = Strix ketupu Horsfield." (Peters 1940, IV, 121).
Var. CetupaKerupaKetupu, Retupa.
Synon. Cultrunguis, Gymnopus, Nyctaetus, Ophtalmomegas, Smilonyx.

zeylanica / zeylanicus / zeylonense / zeylonensis / zeylonica / zeylonicum / zeylonicus / zeylonus
Ceylon / Ceylan / Zeylan / Zeylon / Sri Lanka.
● ex “Ceylon Black-cap” of Brown 1776, and “Ceylon Warbler” of Latham 1783 (syn. Aegithina tiphia multicolor).
● ex Perdix bicalcarata Forster, 1781, and “Ceylon Partridge” of Latham 1783 (syn. Galloperdix bicalcarata).
● ex “Great Ceylonese Horned Owl” of Brown 1776, and “Ceylonese Eared Owl” of Latham 1781 (Ketupa).
● Erroneous TL. Ceylon (= Salwati I., New Guinea) (syn. Probosciger aterrimus).
● ex "Yellow-cheeked Barbet" of Latham 1782 (Psilopogon).
● Erroneous TL. Ceylon (= Java); ex "Ceylonese Stare" of Latham 1783 (Pycnonotus).
Erroneous TL. Ceylon and Cape of Good Hope (= Cape of Good Hope); ex “Green Pye of the isle of Ceylon” of Edwards 1743-1751, and “Merula torquata capitis bonae spei” of Brisson 1760 (Telophorus).

SUBSPECIES

Brown Fish-Owl (Turkish)
SCI Name: Ketupa zeylonensis semenowi
semenovi / semenowi
● Pyotr Pyotrovich Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky (1827-1914) Russian geographer, explorer in Central Asia 1856-1857, entomologist, Vice-Chairman/ Chairman of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society 1873-1914 (syn. Cettia cetti albiventris, subsp. Ketupa zeylonensis, syn. Oenanthe chrysopygia, syn. Oenanthe monacha, syn. Phoenicurus phoenicurus samamisicus, syn. Sylvia mystacea rubescens).
● Andrei Pyotrovich Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky (1866-1942) Russian entomologist, taxonomist, explorer in Transcaspia and Turkistan 1888-1889 (subsp. Coracias garrulus, subsp. Emberiza cineracea, syn. Otus brucei).

Brown Fish-Owl (Eastern)
SCI Name: Ketupa zeylonensis [zeylonensis Group]
KETUPA
(Strigidae; Ϯ Buffy Fish Owl K. ketupu) Javanese name Blo-ketupu for the Buffy Fish Owl (cf. Malay name Ketupok; specific name Strix ketupu Horsfield, 1821); "IX.e Sous-genre KETUPU; Ketupa.  Caractères des chats-huans; tête surmontée de deux huppes déjetées en arrière; tarses complétement nus et réticulés.   44. KETUPU JAVANAIS; Ketupa javanensisStrix ceylonensis, Lath.; Temm., pl. 74; Strix ketupa, Horsf., Trans., t. XIII, p. 141; Blo-Ketupu des Javanais.   ...   45. KETUPU LESCHENAULT; Ketupa LeschenaultiiStrix Leschenault, Temm., pl. 20.  ...  Habite les provinces orientales de l'Inde, où on le nomme peroun-rotan." (Lesson 1830). “Ketupu should be written Ketupa. It is better not to introduce barbarous names into science; but when done, they should at least have a Latin termination given them.” (Strickland 1841); "Ketupa Lesson, Traité d'Orn., livr. 2, 1830, p. 114. Type, by tautonymy, Ketupa javanensis Lesson = Strix ketupu Horsfield." (Peters 1940, IV, 121).
Var. CetupaKerupaKetupu, Retupa.
Synon. Cultrunguis, Gymnopus, Nyctaetus, Ophtalmomegas, Smilonyx.