Curve-billed Tinamou / Nothoprocta curvirostris

Curve-billed Tinamou / Nothoprocta curvirostris

Curve-billed Tinamou

SCI Name:  Nothoprocta curvirostris
Protonym:  Nothoprocta curvirostris Nomen.Av.Neotrop. p.153,163
Category:  Tinamiformes / Tinamidae /
Taxonomy Code:  cubtin1
Type Locality:  Calacali and Puellaro, Pichincha, Ecuador.
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Publish Year:  1873
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

NOTHOPROCTA
(Tinamidae; Ϯ Chilean Tinamou N. perdicaria) Gr. νοθος nothos  spurious; πρωκτος prōktos  tail, rear; "Genus V.— NOTHOPROCTA, GEN. NOV.  VIII.   1 perdicaria (Kittl.) ex Chilia.   *2 ornata (Gray) ex Bolivia.   *3 pentlandi (Gray) ex Bolivia.   4 curvirostris, sp. nov. xxxi. ex Æquatoria.  ...  VIII.— NOTHOPROCTA, gen. nov. p. 153  (νοθος, spurius et πρωκτος, pars posterior corporis).  Genus inter Rhynchotum et Nothuram medium, quoad scuta tarsi illi magis affine, sed digito postico brevi distinguendum.  Typus, N. PERDICARIA, i.e. Crypturus perdicarius Kittlitz, ex Chilia." (P. Sclater & Salvin 1873).

curvirostra / curvirostre / curvirostris
L. curvus  curved, bent; -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak.
● ex “Sirli du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (Certhilauda).
● "96. LOXIA.  ...  Curvirostra.  1. L. rostro forficato. Fn. svec. 177.  Loxia. Gesn. av. 592. Aldr. orn. l. 12. c. 47. Charl. onom. 68. t. 68. Will. orn. 181. t. 44. Raj. av. 86. Alb. orn. I. p. 58. t. 61. Frisch. av. 2. t. 11. f. 3. 4.  Habitat in Europæ Abietis, strobilos enucleans, at non in ipsa arbore, disseminator Abietis rostro singulari." (Linnaeus 1758) (Loxia).
● ex “Malkoha Rouverdin” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 225 (Phaenicophaeus).
● ex "Hook-billed Pigeon" of Latham 1783 (Treron).
● ex “Loggerhead” of Sloane 1725, and “Grande Sitelle à bec crochu” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (?syn. Tyrannus caudifasciatus).
● ex “Collurio madagascariensis” of Brisson 1760 (Vanga).

SUBSPECIES

Curve-billed Tinamou (curvirostris)
SCI Name: Nothoprocta curvirostris curvirostris
curvirostra / curvirostre / curvirostris
L. curvus  curved, bent; -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak.
● ex “Sirli du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (Certhilauda).
● "96. LOXIA.  ...  Curvirostra.  1. L. rostro forficato. Fn. svec. 177.  Loxia. Gesn. av. 592. Aldr. orn. l. 12. c. 47. Charl. onom. 68. t. 68. Will. orn. 181. t. 44. Raj. av. 86. Alb. orn. I. p. 58. t. 61. Frisch. av. 2. t. 11. f. 3. 4.  Habitat in Europæ Abietis, strobilos enucleans, at non in ipsa arbore, disseminator Abietis rostro singulari." (Linnaeus 1758) (Loxia).
● ex “Malkoha Rouverdin” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 225 (Phaenicophaeus).
● ex "Hook-billed Pigeon" of Latham 1783 (Treron).
● ex “Loggerhead” of Sloane 1725, and “Grande Sitelle à bec crochu” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (?syn. Tyrannus caudifasciatus).
● ex “Collurio madagascariensis” of Brisson 1760 (Vanga).

Curve-billed Tinamou (peruviana)
SCI Name: Nothoprocta curvirostris peruviana
peruana / peruanum / peruanus / peruvia / peruviana / peruvianus / peruviensis
Peru. Said to be named after Biru, a local Inca encountered by the conquistadores (although the name is also accredited to a Panamanian cazique). Until the early 18th century the Viceroyalty of Peru included all Spanish possessions in South America.
● ex “Geai du Pérou” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 625, and de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Peruvian Jay” of Latham 1781 (syn. Cyanocorax yncas).
● ex “Coq de Roche du Pérou” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 745, and de Buffon 1770-1783 (Rupicola).
● Erroneous TL. Peru (= Brazil) (Tangara).
Erroneous TL. Peru (= Tahiti) (Vini).