Crestless Fireback / Lophura erythrophthalma

Crestless Fireback / Lophura erythrophthalma

Crestless Fireback

SCI Name:  Lophura erythrophthalma
Protonym:  Phasianus erythrophthalmus Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1), 13 p.321
Category:  Galliformes / Phasianidae /
Taxonomy Code:  crefir2
Type Locality:  Sumatra.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1822
IUCN Status:  

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.

erythrophtalma / erythrophtalmus / erythrophthalma / erythrophthalmos / erythrophthalmus
Gr. ερυθρος eruthros  red; οφθαλμος ophthalmos  eye.
● "98. FRINGILLA.  ...  erythrophthalma.  8. F. nigra rubro relucens, abdomine rufescente, macula alarum alba.  P. niger, oculis rubris. Catesb. car. I. p. 34. t. 34.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (Pipilo).

SUBSPECIES

Crestless Fireback (Malay)
SCI Name: Lophura erythrophthalma erythrophthalma
erythrophtalma / erythrophtalmus / erythrophthalma / erythrophthalmos / erythrophthalmus
Gr. ερυθρος eruthros  red; οφθαλμος ophthalmos  eye.
● "98. FRINGILLA.  ...  erythrophthalma.  8. F. nigra rubro relucens, abdomine rufescente, macula alarum alba.  P. niger, oculis rubris. Catesb. car. I. p. 34. t. 34.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (Pipilo).

Crestless Fireback (Bornean)
SCI Name: Lophura erythrophthalma pyronota
pyronota / pyronotus
Gr. πυρ pur, πυρος puros  fire; -νωτος -nōtos  -backed  < νωτον nōton  back.