Elliot’s Pheasant / Syrmaticus ellioti

Elliot\'s Pheasant / Syrmaticus ellioti

Elliot's Pheasant

SCI Name:  Syrmaticus ellioti
Protonym:  Phasianus ellioti Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt2 p.550
Category:  Galliformes / Phasianidae /
Taxonomy Code:  ellphe1
Type Locality:  Mountains near Ningpo, Chekiang, China.
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Publish Year:  1872
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DEFINITIONS

SYRMATICUS
(Phasianidae; Ϯ Reeves's Pheasant S. reevesii) Gr. συρμα surma, συρματος surmatos  robe with a long train; "21. Genus, Syrmaticus Wagl.  Schleppfasan.   Character Phasiani; rostrum rectiusculum, gracilius, depressiusculum; cauda enormi longitudine, lanceolata Phasiani, exclusis rectricibus quatuor intermediis tectiformibus; rectrices (18) angustae, acuminatae, rhachide longitudinaliter exarata.  Ptilosis: plumae Phasiani sed uropygii et tectrices caudae superiores compactae, squamiformes; cornicula plumarum ad occipitis latera nulla.   Species: 1. Syrmat. Reevesii (Phas. Reev. Hardw. et GrayPhas. venerat. Temm. Pl. col. 485)" (Wagler 1832); "Syrmaticus Wagler, Isis von Oken, 1832, col. 1229. Type, by monotypy, Phasianus reevesii J. E. Gray." (Peters 1934, II, 128).
Synon. Calophasis, Cyanophasis, Graphephasianus, Neocalophasis.

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● Daniel Giraud Elliot (1835-1915) US ornithologist, founding member of AOU (subsp. Amazilia violiceps, syn. Anthracothorax aurulentusAtthis, subsp. Galerida theklae (ex Galerida pallida Elliot), syn. Guttera pucherani, syn. Meleagris gallopavo intermedia, syn. Porphyrio melanotus samoensis, ‡Pseudastrapia, syn. Pterocles senegallus, Syrmaticus, Tanysiptera).
● Mt. Elliot, northern Queensland, Australia (syn. Philemon corniculatus).