Gorgeted Wood-Quail / Odontophorus strophium

Gorgeted Wood-Quail / Odontophorus strophium

Gorgeted Wood-Quail

SCI Name:  Odontophorus strophium
Protonym:  Ortyx (Odontophorus) strophium Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1843) (1843), Pt11 no.128 p.134
Category:  Galliformes / Odontophoridae /
Taxonomy Code:  gowqua1
Type Locality:  'Southern countries of Mexico'' = Colombia.
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Publish Year:  1844
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DEFINITIONS

ODONTOPHORUS
(Odontophoridae; Ϯ Marbled Wood Quail O. gujanensis) Gr. οδοντοφορος odontophoros  bearing teeth  < οδους odous, οδοντος odontos  tooth; φερω pherō  to carry; "188. TOCRO, Odontophorus.  Tetrao, Linn. Gm.  Perdix, Lath.  Bec nu à la base, convexe en dessus, très-comprimé, crochu vers le bout; mandibule inférieure bidentée près la pointe. — Orbites et lorum nus. — Queue arrondie. — Rectrices 12.    Esp. Tocro, Buff." (Vieillot 1816); "Odontophorus Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 51. Type, by monotypy, "Tocro," Buffon = Tetrao gujanensis Gmelin." (Peters 1934, II, 51).
Var. Odonthophorus, Dentophorus (L. dens, dentis  tooth).
Synon. Strophiortyx.

strophium
L. strophium  breast-band  < Gr. στροφιον strophion  breast-band  < dim. στροφος strophos  girdle  < στρεφω strephō  to twist.