Darwin’s Nothura / Nothura darwinii

Darwin\'s Nothura / Nothura darwinii

Darwin's Nothura

SCI Name:  Nothura darwinii
Protonym:  Nothura Darwinii ListBirdsBrit.Mus. pt5 p.104
Category:  Tinamiformes / Tinamidae /
Taxonomy Code:  darnot1
Type Locality:  Bahia Blanca, southern Buenos
Author:  
Publish Year:  1867
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DEFINITIONS

NOTHURA
(Tinamidae; Ϯ White-bellied Nothura N. boraquira) Gr. νοθος nothos  spurious; ουρα oura  tail; "GENUS NOTHURA.*  ROSTRUM habitu universali Crypturi, per totam longitudinem subarcuatum, in omnibus capite brevius, ratione longitudinis quam in Crypturis basi latius, sulco laterali maxillae latiore et profundiore, gonyde distincto, plano, per totam longitudinem aequali latitudine.  NARES laterales subbasales, ante ceroma subgibbosum sitae, patulae, oblongae.  LINGUA eadem quae Crypturorum.  FACIES plumosa, orbitae superius ciliatae.  PEDES iidem qui Crypturorum sectionis secundae, halluce longiore, mobili sed amoto.  CAUDA nulla, ejus loco ossis coccygis et crissi plumae elongatae fasciculum plumarum subconicum, pendulum formantes.  ALAE eaedem quae Crypturorum, remix prima 2, 3 et 4 omnium longissimis paulo brevior.  PTILOSIS eadem quae Crypturorum; plumae anales molles rhachi subtilissima, densae, conico-acuminatae, trunci duplicatae.   *) Nοθος nothus, spurius, ουρα cauda.  Germanice: Scheinschweif.   ...   1. N. Boraquira.  ...  2. N. major.  ...  3. N. medius.  ...  4. N. minor.  ...  5. N. nana." (Wagler 1827); "Nothura Wagler, Syst. Av., 1827, Nothura. Type, by subsequent designation, Tinamus boraquira Spix (Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 63.)" (Peters 1931, I, 26).
Var. NotheraNothoura.
Synon. Tinamisornis.

darwini / darwinii
● Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) British naturalist, explorer (naturalist to HMS Beagle 1831-1836), joint originator of the theory of evolution by natural selection (subsp. Geospiza magnirostris, Lanius collurio x Lanius isabellinus hybrid, syn. Napothera crispifrons, Nothura, subsp. Pucrasia macrolopha, Pipraeidea, syn. Rhea pennata, syn. Upucerthia dumetaria hypoleuca).
● Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (subsp. Gerygone chloronota).

SUBSPECIES

Darwin's Nothura (peruviana)
SCI Name: Nothura darwinii 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).

Darwin's Nothura (agassizii)
SCI Name: Nothura darwinii agassizii
agassizi / agassizii
● Prof. Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873) Swiss/US zoologist at Harvard 1848-1873, established MCZ 1859 (syn. Acrocephalus atyphus).
● Prof. Alexander Emanuel Agassiz (1835-1910) Swiss/US chemist, mining engineer, philanthropist, Curator at MCZ 1874-1885 (subsp. Nothura darwinii, syn. Pinaroloxias inornata).

Darwin's Nothura (boliviana)
SCI Name: Nothura darwinii boliviana
boliviae / boliviana / bolivianum / bolivianus / boliviensis
Bolivia (named after Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) "The Liberator", Venezuelan revolutionary, who helped to expel the Spaniards from their South American empire).

Darwin's Nothura (salvadorii)
SCI Name: Nothura darwinii salvadorii
salvadori / salvadoriana / salvadorianus / salvadorii
Adelardo Tommaso Conte Salvadori Paleotti (1835-1923) Italian doctor, participated in Garibaldi’s second expedition to Sicily 1860, ornithologist at Museum of Zoology, Turin University 1863-1923 (syn. Acrochordopus burmeisteri, subsp. Aegotheles albertisii, syn. Amazilia cyanura, subsp. Argya caudata, syn. Bradypterus cinnamomeus, subsp. Caligavis subfrenata, subsp. Caprimulgus macrurus, syn. Casuarius casuarius, subsp. Chalcites crassirostris, syn. Chauna torquata, syn. Corvus orru, syn. Crateroscelis robusta, Cryptospiza, subsp. Dicaeum maugei, Ducula, subsp. Edolisoma morio, subsp. Eremomela icteropygialis, subsp. Eudynamys orientalis, syn. Gerygone sulphurea, subsp. Leptocoma aspasia, syn. Lichmera squamata, syn. Loriculus philippensis apicalis, subsp. Lorius lory, subsp. Lybius undatus, subsp. Merops philippinus, syn. Micropsitta pusio beccarii, syn. Nectarinia johnstoni nyikensis, syn. Nothocercus julius, subsp. Nothura darwinii, Onychognathus, subsp. Pachycephala hyperythra (ex Pachycephala sharpii Salvadori, 1896), syn. Papualestes cyanus subcyaneus, subsp. Paradisaea raggiana, syn. Pitohui kirhocephalus, syn. Platycercus icterotis, syn. Podiceps major, syn. Probosciger aterrimus goliath, syn. Psittacula derbiana, Psittaculirostris, subsp. Ptilinopus viridis, syn. Pycnonotus erythropthalmos, Salpornis, subsp. Sphecotheres vieilloti, syn. Spilornis cheela asturinus, subsp. Tanygnathus lucionensis, subsp. Tanysiptera sylvia, syn. Tregellasia leucops melanogenys, subsp. Treron calvus, subsp. Zenaida aurita, Zosterops) (see Soter).

Darwin's Nothura (darwinii)
SCI Name: Nothura darwinii darwinii
darwini / darwinii
● Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) British naturalist, explorer (naturalist to HMS Beagle 1831-1836), joint originator of the theory of evolution by natural selection (subsp. Geospiza magnirostris, Lanius collurio x Lanius isabellinus hybrid, syn. Napothera crispifrons, Nothura, subsp. Pucrasia macrolopha, Pipraeidea, syn. Rhea pennata, syn. Upucerthia dumetaria hypoleuca).
● Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (subsp. Gerygone chloronota).