Guadalupe Murrelet / Synthliboramphus hypoleucus

Guadalupe Murrelet / Synthliboramphus hypoleucus

Guadalupe Murrelet

SCI Name:  Synthliboramphus hypoleucus
Protonym:  Brachyrhamphus hypoleucus Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 11(1859) p.299
Category:  Charadriiformes / Alcidae /
Taxonomy Code:  xanmur1
Type Locality:  Cape St. Lucas, Lower California.
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Publish Year:  1860
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DEFINITIONS

SYNTHLIBORAMPHUS
(Alcidae; Ϯ Ancient Murrelet S. antiquus) Gr. συνθλιβω sunthlibō  to compress  < συν sun, συμ sum  together; θλιβω thlibō  to squeeze; ῥαμφος rhamphos  bill; "b. Subgen. Synthliboramphus Nob.  Rostrum breve, altum dilatatum, a latere inspectum fere ovale.   Spec. 5. Synthliboramphus antiquus Nob. — Alca antiqua Lath.; Uria antiqua Pall.   Spec. 6. Synthliboramphus Temminckii Nob. — Uria Wumizusume Temm. planch. col. tab. 579." (Brandt 1837); "Synthliboramphus M. Brandt, Bull. Sci. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersb., 2, 1837, col. 347. Type, by subsequent designation, Alca antiqua Gmelin. (G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 77.)" (Peters 1934, II, 356).
Var. Synthliborhamphus, Syntliborhamphus.
Synon. Endomychura, Micruria, Rhamphosynthlipsis.

hypoleucus
Gr. ὑπο hupo  beneath; λευκος leukos  white (cf. ὑπολευκος hupoleukos  whitish).

Hypoleucus
(syn. Phalacrocorax Ϯ Pied Cormorant P. varius) Gr. ὑπο hupo  beneath; λευκος leukos  white (cf. specific name Carbo hypoleucos von Brandt, 1837 (= syn. Phalacrocorax fuscescens)); "Genera et Species typicae.  ...  b. *Hypoleucus Rchb.  varius (Pelic. — L. Gm.) Rchb.  Ic. Av. t. 63. ic. 474.  Rel. spec. ib. 872—73. 875—876. t. 60. ic. 2309—10." (Reichenbach 1852).  Var. Hypoleucos.