Fasciated Tiger-Heron / Tigrisoma fasciatum

Fasciated Tiger-Heron / Tigrisoma fasciatum

Fasciated Tiger-Heron

SCI Name:  Tigrisoma fasciatum
Protonym:  Ardea Fasciata Zool.J. 2 p.117
Category:  Pelecaniformes / Ardeidae /
Taxonomy Code:  father1
Type Locality:  Brazil.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1825
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

TIGRISOMA
(Ardeidae; Ϯ Rufescent Tiger Heron T. lineatum) Gr. τιγρις tigris, τιγριδος tigridos  tiger; σωμα sōma, σωματος sōmatos  body; "TIGRISOMA.   Rostrum validum; tomio serrato. Alæ rotundatæ, remigibus 2da et 6ta æqualibus, 3tia, 4ta, et 5ta fere æqualibus, longissimis. Pedes mediocres; tarsis squamis reticulatis, unguibus brevibus, curvatis.  ...  Type. Ardea tigrina. Lath.  ...  In the species before me, the sides of the head are not only much more denuded than in Ardea, but the chin is quite naked, a character which would seem to indicate an affinity with Ciconia." (Swainson 1827); "Tigrisoma Swainson, Zoöl. Journ., 3, 1828, p. 362. Type, by original designation, Ardea tigrina Gmelin = Ardea lineata Boddaert." (Peters 1931, I, 118).
Var. Tigriosoma, Trigisoma.
Synon. Heterocnus, Styptes.

fasciatum / fasciatus
Late L. fasciatus banded  < L. fascia  band, stripe.
● ex “Calao Longibande” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 233 (Lophoceros).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à poitrine tachetée de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 574, fig. 3 (Myiophobus).
● ex “Ynambuí” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 327 (syn. Nothura maculosa).
● ex “Merle des Moluques” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 257 (syn. Pitta moluccensis).
● ex “Gélinotte des Indes” of Sonnerat 1782 (syn. Pterocles indicus).

SUBSPECIES

Fasciated Tiger-Heron (salmoni)
SCI Name: Tigrisoma fasciatum salmoni
salmoni / salmonii
● Thomas Knight Salmon (1841-1878) British engineer, state engineer Colombia 1870-1877, naturalist, collector, oologist (syn. Aramides cajanea, Brachygalba, Chrysothlypis, subsp. Myrmotherula fulviventris, subsp. Psarocolius angustifrons, subsp. Tigrisoma fasciatum).
● "Salmon's Hornbill ... Shot at Dahomy, and presented by Benj. Salmon, Esq., who killed this new species on a mission to the king of Ashantee" (Brookes 1828) (?syn. Bycanistes sp.).

Fasciated Tiger-Heron (fasciatum)
SCI Name: Tigrisoma fasciatum fasciatum
fasciatum / fasciatus
Late L. fasciatus banded  < L. fascia  band, stripe.
● ex “Calao Longibande” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 233 (Lophoceros).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à poitrine tachetée de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 574, fig. 3 (Myiophobus).
● ex “Ynambuí” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 327 (syn. Nothura maculosa).
● ex “Merle des Moluques” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 257 (syn. Pitta moluccensis).
● ex “Gélinotte des Indes” of Sonnerat 1782 (syn. Pterocles indicus).

Fasciated Tiger-Heron (pallescens)
SCI Name: Tigrisoma fasciatum pallescens
pallescens
L. pallescens, pallescentis  pale-coloured, yellowish  < pallescere  to turn pale  <  pallere  to be pale.