Golden-mantled Racquet-tail / Prioniturus platurus

Golden-mantled Racquet-tail / Prioniturus platurus

Golden-mantled Racquet-tail

SCI Name:  Prioniturus platurus
Protonym:  Psittacus platurus Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat.(1817) (1817), 25 p.314
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittaculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  gmrtai1
Type Locality:  New Caledonia, error = Celebes.
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Publish Year:  1818
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DEFINITIONS

PRIONITURUS
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Golden-mantled Racquet-tail P. platurus) Genus Prionites Illiger, 1811, motmot; Gr. ουρα oura  tail; "Genus V.  Prioniturus ***) Wagl.  Momotsittich.   Character generis praecedentis [Nymphicus]; rostrum validum; rectrices duae intermediae ante apicem nudae.   Species Asiae incola.   Vitae ratio ignota.    Species: 1. P. platurus.   ...   ***) Sic dictus ob caudae structuram ut in Prionite Momoto.  Prionites (avis) et ουρα cauda." (Wagler 1832); "Prioniturus Wagler, Abh. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Phys. Kl., 1, 1832, p. 490. Type, by monotypy, Psittacus platurus Vieillot." (Peters 1937, III, 236).
Synon. Discosurus, Urodiscus.

platurus
Gr. πλατυς platus  broad, wide, flat; -ουρος -ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.
● ex “Drongo à Raquettes” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 175 (subsp. Dicrurus paradiseus).

Platurus
(syn. Discosura Ϯ Racquet-tailed Coquette D. longicaudus) Gr. πλατυς platus  broad, wide; ουρα oura  tail (cf. specific name Trochilus platurus Latham 1790 (= syn. Discosura longicaudus)); "LES PLATURES.  Platurus. Nob.  La queue est composée de rectrices acuminées; les deux externes à tiges sous barbes, et terminées par des palettes ovalaires.  ESP. 19. OISEAU-MOUCHE A RAQUETTES.  Ornismya platura. N.  ...  Trochilus longicaudus, L. Gm. sp. 60.  Trochilus platurus, Lath., sp. 55" (Lesson 1829).   Var. Platura.

SUBSPECIES

Golden-mantled Racquet-tail (talautensis)
SCI Name: Prioniturus platurus talautensis
talaudensis / talautenea / talautense / talautensis
Talaut Is., Dutch East Indies / Talaud Is., Indonesia.

Golden-mantled Racquet-tail (platurus)
SCI Name: Prioniturus platurus platurus
platurus
Gr. πλατυς platus  broad, wide, flat; -ουρος -ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.
● ex “Drongo à Raquettes” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 175 (subsp. Dicrurus paradiseus).

Golden-mantled Racquet-tail (sinerubris)
SCI Name: Prioniturus platurus sinerubris
sinerubris
L. sine  without; ruber, rubra  red.