Green-crowned Plovercrest / Stephanoxis lalandi

Green-crowned Plovercrest / Stephanoxis lalandi

Green-crowned Plovercrest

SCI Name:  Stephanoxis lalandi
Protonym:  Trochilus Lalandi Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 23 p.427 pl.G.36 fig.3
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  plover3
Type Locality:  Brazil.
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Publish Year:  1818
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DEFINITIONS

STEPHANOXIS
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Green-crowned Plovercrest S. lalandi) Gr. στεφανος stephanos  crown  < στεφανοω stephanoō  to crown; οξυς oxus, οξεια oxeia  pointed; "STEPHANOXIS, nom. nov.  Cephallepis Lodd., 1830. — Cephalolepis auct. (nom. praeocc.)" (Simon 1897); "Stephanoxis Simon, Cat. Trochil., 1897, p. 40. New name for Cephallepis Loddiges and Cephalolepis Cabanis and Heine, both preoccupied." (Peters 1945, V, 30).
Var. Stephanoxys.
Synon. Cephallepis, Cephalolepis.

lalandei / lalandi / lalandii
Pierre Antoine Delalande (1787-1823) French naturalist, explorer, collector in Brazil 1816, and tropical Africa 1818-1822 (syn. Circus maurus, Stephanoxis).