Crested Ibis / Nipponia nippon

Crested Ibis / Nipponia nippon

Crested Ibis

SCI Name:  Nipponia nippon
Protonym:  Ibis nippon Pl.Col. livr.93 pl.551
Category:  Pelecaniformes / Threskiornithidae /
Taxonomy Code:  creibi1
Type Locality:  Japan.
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Publish Year:  1835
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DEFINITIONS

NIPPONIA
(Threskiornithidae; Ϯ Japanese Crested Ibis N. nippon) Specific name Ibis nippon Temminck, 1835; "Genera et species typicae.  ...  δ. Nipponia Rchb. Temminckii R.  Ic. Av. t. 141. ic. 538.  t. 149. ic. 2569." (Reichenbach 1852); "Nipponia Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat., 1852 (1853), p. xiv. Type, by monotypy, Ibis temminckii Reichenbach = Ibis nippon Temminck." (Peters 1931, 1, 133).

nippon / nipponensis
Japanese name Nippon for their home islands < nishi sun; pon source (land of the rising sun).