Bulwer’s Pheasant / Lophura bulweri

Bulwer\'s Pheasant / Lophura bulweri

Bulwer's Pheasant

SCI Name:  Lophura bulweri
Protonym:  Lobiophasis Bulweri Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(4), 14 p.373
Category:  Galliformes / Phasianidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bulphe1
Type Locality:  Mountains of Lanos [i.e. Lawas], northern Borneo.
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Publish Year:  1874
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DEFINITIONS

LOPHURA
(Phasianidae; Ϯ Crested Fireback Pheasant L. ignita) Gr. λοφος lophos  crest; ουρα oura  tail; "Cheeks naked.  4. LOPHURA.  Tail vertical, with the middle feather arched.  Phasianus ignitus." (Fleming 1822); "Lophura Fleming, Philos. Zool., 2, 1822, p. 230. Type, by monotypy, Phasianus ignitus [Shaw]." (Peters 1934, II, 117).
Synon. Acomus, Alectrophasis, Alectryon, Chalcocomus, Delacourigallus, Diardigallus, Euplocomus, Gallophasis, Gennaeus, Grammatoptilus, Hierophasis, Houppifer, Lobiophasis, Lochmophasis, Lophalector, Macartneya, Nycthemerus, Phasianalector, Spicifer.

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Sir Henry Ernest Gascoyne Bulwer (1836-1914) British diplomat, Gov. of Labuan and Consul-Gen. in Borneo 1871-1875, Lt.-Gov. of Natal 1875-1880, Gov. of Natal 1882-1885, High Commissioner in Cyprus 1886-1892 (Lophura).