Fea’s Petrel / Pterodroma feae

Fea\'s Petrel / Pterodroma feae

Fea's Petrel

SCI Name:  Pterodroma feae
Protonym:  Oestrelata feae Ann.Mus.Civ.Stor.Nat.Genova 40 p.305
Category:  Procellariiformes / Procellariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  feapet1
Type Locality:  San Nicolas Island, Cape Verdes.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1899
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PTERODROMA
(Procellariidae; Ϯ Great-winged Petrel P. macroptera) Gr. πτερον pteron  wing; -δρομος -dromos  -racer, -runner  < τρεχω trekhō  to run; the gadfly petrels were so named with reference to their fast weaving flight, as if pursued by horseflies; "1. FULMAREÆ.  ...  *4. Pterodroma, Bp.   14. fuliginosa, Banks. (grisea, Kuhl nec Gm.  lugens? Soland.  atlantica, Gould.)   15. macroptera, Smith.  (brevirostris, Less.)   16. aterrima, Verr.  (carbonaria? Solander.)" (Bonaparte 1856); "Pterodroma, Bp. (Thalassoica? p. Gr. - Procellaria, p. Hombr. et Jacq. - Ossifraga, p. Reich.) Rostrum brevissimum, curvum, valde compressum: cauda cuneata. Nigrae.  Cum genere BULWERIA Procellariearum analogiam praebent. Parvulae inter congeneres conveniunt quippe statura cum gigantibus illis propriae sectionis.    M. ant. pr. Afr.  3.    1. PROCELLARIA macroptera, Smith.   ...   2. PROCELLARIA FULIGINOSA, Banks, nec Lath.   ...   *3. PROCELLARIA aterrima, Verr." (Bonaparte 1857); "Pterodroma Bonaparte, Comp. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 42, 1856, p. 768. Type, by subsequent designation, Procellaria macroptera A. Smith (Coues, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila., 1866, p. 137)." (Peters 1931, I, 60).
Var. PetrodromaPterodrome
Synon. Aestrelata, Cookilaria, Hallstroma, Oestrelatella, Proaestrelata, Rhantistes.

feae
Leonardo Fea (1852-1903) Italian explorer, naturalist (syn. Indicator maculatus, Otus, Pterodroma, subsp. Suthora nipalensis, Turdus, Zosterops).

SUBSPECIES

Fea's Petrel (Fea's)
SCI Name: Pterodroma feae feae
feae
Leonardo Fea (1852-1903) Italian explorer, naturalist (syn. Indicator maculatus, Otus, Pterodroma, subsp. Suthora nipalensis, Turdus, Zosterops).

Fea's Petrel (Desertas)
SCI Name: Pterodroma feae deserta
deserta / desertae / deserti
L. desertum  desert, waste, solitude  < deserere  to abandon.
● Desertas Is., Madeira (Pterodroma).
● Erroneous TL. South Africa (= New Zealand); "113. MUSCICAPA.  ...  deserti.  92.  ...  Muscicapa fuliginosa.  Sparrm. mus. Carls. 2. t. 47.   Habitat in Africae deserto inter fluvium Hevy et fontem Quammedacka intermedio" (J. Gmelin 1789) (syn. Rhipidura fuliginosa).