Buff-crested Bustard / Eupodotis gindiana

Buff-crested Bustard / Eupodotis gindiana

Buff-crested Bustard

SCI Name:  Eupodotis gindiana
Protonym:  Eupodotis Gindiana Bull.Soc.Philom.(7), 5 p.164
Category:  Otidiformes / Otididae /
Taxonomy Code:  bucbus1
Type Locality:  East Africa between Somaliland and Zanzibar.
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Publish Year:  1881
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DEFINITIONS

EUPODOTIS
(Otididae; Ϯ Senegal Bustard E. senegalensis) Gr. ευπους eupous, ευποδος eupodos  swift of foot  < ευ eu  perfection; πους pous, ποδος podos  foot; ωτις ōtis, ωτιδος ōtidos  bustard; "14e genre OUTARDE, Otis, L.  ...  3e sous-genre Eupodotis.  Quatorze espèces: O. rhaad, O. arabs, O. afra, O. afraoides, O. Denhami, O. nuba, O. caffra, O. cœrulescens, O. Vigorsii, O. melanogaster, O. ferox, O. scolopacea, O. Senegalensis, O. nigriceps." (Lesson 1839); "Eupodotis Lesson, Rev. Zool., 1839, p. 47. Type, by subsequent designation, Otis rhaad Rüppell not of Gmelin = Otis senegalensis Vieillot. (Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 64.)" (Peters, 1934, II, p. 222).
Synon. Trachelotis.

gindiana
Abdou or Abden Gindi (fl. 1880) Egyptian explorer, collector in Zanzibar, Abyssinia and Somaliland (Lophotis).