Henderson Island Crake / Zapornia atra

Henderson Island Crake / Zapornia atra

Henderson Island Crake

SCI Name:  Zapornia atra
Protonym:  Porzana atra Rec.Austr.Mus. 7 p.31
Category:  Gruiformes / Rallidae /
Taxonomy Code:  heicra1
Type Locality:  Henderson Island.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1908
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ZAPORNIA
(Rallidae; Ϯ Little Crake Z. parva) Anagram of genus Porzana Vieillot, 1816, crake; "ZAPORNIA. CRAKER.  ...  RALLUS. Gmel., Lath.  GALLINULA. Beck., Temm.  ZAPORNIA. Leach.  OF this genus, which was separated by Dr Leach from the Crakes, there is but one species known.  ...  LITTLE CRAKER. (Zapornia pusilla.)  ...  Zapornia minuta. Leach, Cat. Brit. Mus. p. 34" (Stephens 1824).
Var. Zaporina, Lapornia.
Synon. Aphanolimnas, Kittlitzia, Limnobaenus, Limnocorax, Nesophylax, Palugalla, Pennula, Phalaridion, Porzanoidea, Porzanula, Rallites, Schoenocrex.

atra
L. ater black, dark, dull, dusky, dead black (cf. niger shining black, glossy black, jet black).
● ex “Martinet à Croupion Blanc” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 244, fig. 1 (?syn. Apus caffer).
● ex “Lori noir de la Nouvelle Guinée” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Black Lory” of Latham 1781 (Chalcopsitta).
● ex “Ardea nigra” of Brisson 1760, “Héron noir” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Black Heron” of Latham 1785 (syn. Ciconia nigra).
● "82. FULICA.  ...  atra.  1. F. fronte calva, corpore nigro, digitis lobatis.  Fulica fronte calva æquali. Fn. svec. 130.  Fulica. Bell. av. 36. b. Gesn. av. 390. Aldr. orn. l. 19. c. 13. Will. orn. 239. t. 59. Raj. av. 116. Marsil. danub. 70. t. 33. Alb. av. I. p. 79. t. 83. Hasselq. act. ups. 1751. p. 22. itin. 262.  Habitat in Europa; hybernat in GalliaEdit Semina, Herbas; natat supraque aquam currit." (Linnaeus 1758) (Fulica).
● ex “Coucou noir de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 512 (Monasa).
● ex “Tordo grande” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 60 (syn. Scaphidura oryzivora).
● ex “Tangara à cravate noire de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 714, fig. 2, “Camail” or “Cravate” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Black-faced Tanager” of Latham 1783 (syn. Schistochlamys melanopis).
● ex “Gobe-mouche de l’île de Bourbon” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 572, fig. 3 (syn. Setophaga ruticilla).
● ex “Petite Bergeronnette du cap de bonne espérance” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “African Wagtail” of Latham 1783 (unident.).
● ex “Dusky Fly-catcher” of Pennant 1785 (unident.).