Chestnut-winged Cuckoo / Clamator coromandus

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo / Clamator coromandus

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

SCI Name:  Clamator coromandus
Protonym:  Cuculus coromandus Syst.Nat.ed.12 ed.12 p.171
Category:  Cuculiformes / Cuculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  chwcuc1
Type Locality:  Coromandel.
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Publish Year:  1766
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DEFINITIONS

CLAMATOR
(Cuculidae; Great Spotted Cuckoo C. glandarius) L. clamator, clamatoris  shouter  < clamare  to shout; "Schlüsse: Cuculus glandarius kann als europäischer Vogel nicht ausgeführt werden, da sich weder Glieder über noch unter ihm nachweisen lassen; auch scheint er gar nicht in die Gattung Kuckuk zu gehören, sondern eine eigene zu bilden, welche ich Straußkuckuk Clamator nenne, und die durch die starken Fußwurzeln und die Bildung der Nasenlöcher u. sich charakterisirt." (Kaup 1829); "Clamator Kaup, Skizz. Entw.-Gesch. Eur. Thierw., 1829, p. 53 [=p. 35 (= p. 53)].  Type, by original designation and monotypy, Cuculus glandarius Linné." (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 12).   
Synon. Cecractana, Cecractes, Edolius, Melanolophus, Oxylophus.
• (Phasianidae; syn. Pternistis  Cape Spurfowl P. capensis) Specific name Perdix clamator Temminck, 1815 (= syn. Pternistis capensis); "Genus PTERNESTIS, Wagler.  ...  Subgenus CLAMATOR, Blyth.   1495. CL. CAPENSIS.  SYN. Tetrao capensis, Gmelin.  Perdix clamator, Temminck.  Pheasant of Cape Colonists.   HAB. S. Africa." (Blyth 1849); "Clamator Blyth, 1849, Cat. Birds Mus. Asiatic Soc., p. 250.  Type, by monotypy and tautonymy, Perdix clamator Temminck, 1815 = Tetrao capensis Gmelin, 1789." (JAJ 2021).

clamator
● L. clamator or clamatoria  type of owl mentioned by Pliny as a bird of ill-omen; ex “Nacurutú chorreado” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 44 (Asio).
● L. clamator, clamatoris  shouter  < clamare  to shout (subsp. Psilopogon virens, syn. Pternistis capensis).

coromanda / coromandela / coromandelanensis / coromandelensis / coromandeliana / coromandelianus / coromandelica / coromandelicus / coromandeliensis / coromandelus / coromander / coromandra / coromandus
Coromandel Coast, south-eastern India. Coromandel is a Portuguese corruption of the Tamil name Cholamandalam Kingdom of the Cholas, for the area.
● ex “Bec-ouvert des Indes” of Sonnerat 1782, and “Coromandel Heron” of Latham 1785 (syn. Anastomus oscitans).
● ex “Petit Hibou de la côte de Coromandel” of Sonnerat 1782, and “Coromandel Eared Owl” of Latham 1787 (Bubo).
● ex “Crabier de la côte de Coromandel” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 910, and “Crabier de Coromandel” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (subsp. Bubulcus ibis).
● ex “Coucou huppé de Coromandel” of Brisson 1760 (Clamator).
● ex “Petite caille de Gingi” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Coromandel Quail” of Latham 1783 (Coturnix).
● ex “Coure-vite de la côte de Coromandel” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 892, and “Coromandel Plover” of Latham 1785 (Cursorius).
● Erroneous TL. Coromandel, India (= Pegu coast, Burma); ex “Martin-pêcheur violet de la côte de Coromandel” of Sonnerat 1782 (Halcyon).
● ex “Martin-pêcheur violet des Indes” of Sonnerat 1782 (syn. Halcyon coromanda).
● ex “Guêpier jaune de la Côte de Coromandel” of Sonnerat 1782 (syn. Merops viridis).
● ex “Sarcelle de Coromandel” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Coromandel Teal” of Latham 1785 (Nettapus).
● Erroneous TL. Coromandel Coast (= Cape Province, South Africa); ex “Indian Coly” of Latham 1787 (syn. Urocolius indicus).
● ex “Petit traquet des Indes” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Coromandel Warbler” of Latham 1783 (unident.).