Gambel’s Quail / Callipepla gambelii

Gambel\'s Quail / Callipepla gambelii

Gambel's Quail

SCI Name:  Callipepla gambelii
Protonym:  Lophortyx Gambelii Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 1 p.260
Category:  Galliformes / Odontophoridae /
Taxonomy Code:  gamqua
Type Locality:  'Some distance west [i.e. east] of California'' = southern Nevada, fide A. 0. U. committee 1910.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1843
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CALLIPEPLA
(Odontophoridae; Ϯ Scaled Quail C. squamata) Gr. καλλιπεπλος kallipeplos  beautifully clad  < καλλος kallos  beauty  < καλος kalos  beautiful; πεπλος peplos  robe; "A. Gallinae terrestres.  Genus Callipepla, Wagl.  Schuppenhuhn.  (Genus novum.)  ...  In der Vorausfetzung, daß andere Gattungen dieser Sippe theilweise wenigstens, ein schuppenartiges Gefieder haben möchten, habe ich diese mit dem Namen "Schuppenhuhn" belegt.   Species: Callipepla strenua. Wagl." (Wagler 1832); "Callipepla Wagler, Isis von Oken, 1832, col. 277. Type, by monotypy, Callipepla strenua Wagler = Ortyx squamatus Vigors." (Peters, 1934, II, p. 44).
Synon. Lophortyx.

gambeli / gambelii / gambelli / gambellii
William Gambel, Jr. (1821-1849) US explorer, naturalist, collector in North America (subsp. Anser albifrons, Callipepla, syn. Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides, Poecile, subsp. Zonotrichia leucophrys, syn. Zonotrichia leucophrys nuttalli).

SUBSPECIES

Gambel's Quail (gambelii)
SCI Name: Callipepla gambelii gambelii
gambeli / gambelii / gambelli / gambellii
William Gambel, Jr. (1821-1849) US explorer, naturalist, collector in North America (subsp. Anser albifrons, Callipepla, syn. Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides, Poecile, subsp. Zonotrichia leucophrys, syn. Zonotrichia leucophrys nuttalli).

Gambel's Quail (sana)
SCI Name: Callipepla gambelii sana
sana
● L. sanus  sane, sound; "Is it not time to return to sanity?" (Figgins 1914) (syn. Lophortyx gambeli).
● Brazilian Portuguese names Sanã and Sannã for various small rails (Björn Bergenholtz in litt.) (syn. Pardirallus sanguinolentus zelebori).

Gambel's Quail (ignoscens)
SCI Name: Callipepla gambelii ignoscens
ignoscens
L. ignoscens, ignoscentis  overlooking, forgiving  < ignoscere  to overlook.

Gambel's Quail (pembertoni)
SCI Name: Callipepla gambelii pembertoni
pembertoni
● John Roy Pemberton (1884-1968) US geologist, ornithologist, collector in Argentina and Mexico (subsp. Callipepla gambelii, subsp. Turdus falcklandii).
● C. Hubert Pemberton (fl. 1901) collector in Angola (syn. Riparia paludicola).

Gambel's Quail (fulvipectus)
SCI Name: Callipepla gambelii fulvipectus
fulvipectoris / fulvipectus
L. fulvus  tawny; pectus, pectoris  breast.

Gambel's Quail (stephensi)
SCI Name: Callipepla gambelii stephensi
stephensi
● Frank Stephens (1849-1937) US field naturalist, explorer, collector (subsp. Callipepla gambelii, subsp. Passerella megarhyncha, subsp. Vireo huttoni).
● Stephen Ernest Stephens (d. 1958) Australian naturalist, botanist (syn. Myzomela sanguinolenta).
● James Francis Stephens (1792-1852) English entomologist, clerk at the Admiralty 1807-1845 (syn. Tricholaema leucomelas).

Gambel's Quail (friedmanni)
SCI Name: Callipepla gambelii friedmanni
friedmanni
Dr Herbert Friedmann (1900-1987) US ornithologist, collector, bird behaviourist, Curator of Birds Smithsonian Institution 1929-1958, Director of Los Angeles County Mus. 1961-1970 (syn. Cinnyricinclus leucogaster, subsp. Eurylaimus harterti, syn. Pandion haliaetus, syn. Pogoniulus scolopaceus flavisquamatus, syn. Pogonornis bidentatus, subsp. Rallus limicola, syn. Pogonocichla stellata ruwenzorii, syn. Scleroptila levaillantoides archeri).