Houbara Bustard / Chlamydotis undulata

Houbara Bustard / Chlamydotis undulata

Houbara Bustard

SCI Name:  Chlamydotis undulata
Protonym:  Psophia undulata Beytr.Gesch.Vogel p.24 pl.9
Category:  Otidiformes / Otididae /
Taxonomy Code:  houbus1
Type Locality:  Based on an aviary specimen brought from Tripoli.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1784
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CHLAMYDOTIS
(Otididae; Ϯ Houbara Bustard C. undulata) Gr. χλαμυς khlamus,  χλαμυδος khlamudos  horseman’s cloak with weights sewn into the corners; ωτις ōtis, ωτιδος ōtidos  bustard; alluding to the black and white neck plumes of the male Houbara Bustard; "14genre OUTARDE, Otis , L.  ...  2e sous-genre Chlamydotis.  Une esp.: Otis houbara." (Lesson 1839); "Chlamydotis Lesson, Rev. Zool., 1839, p. 47. Type, by monotypy, Otis houbara Desfontaines = Psophia undulata Jacquin." (Peters, 1934, II, p. 220).
Var. Chlamodotis.
Synon. Hubara, Lophorhipis.

undulata / undulatus
L. undulatus furnished with wave-like markings < unda wave.
● ex “Ynambú listado” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 331 (Crypturellus).
● ex “Bécasse des savanes de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 895 (Gallinago).
● ex “Ondulé” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 156 (syn. Muscicapa adusta).
● ex “Calao à Casque Festonné” of Levaillant 1801 (Rhyticeros).
● ex “Petit Butor de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 763, and de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Zigzag Bittern” of Latham 1785 (Zebrilus).
● ex “Gobe-mouche de l’île de France” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Undulated Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (unident.).
● ex “Perruche Ara à bandeau rouge” of Levaillant 1801-1805 (unident.).

SUBSPECIES

Houbara Bustard (Canary Is.)
SCI Name: Chlamydotis undulata fuertaventurae
fuertaventurae
Fuerteventura, Canary Is.

Houbara Bustard (North African)
SCI Name: Chlamydotis undulata undulata
undulata / undulatus
L. undulatus furnished with wave-like markings < unda wave.
● ex “Ynambú listado” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 331 (Crypturellus).
● ex “Bécasse des savanes de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 895 (Gallinago).
● ex “Ondulé” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 156 (syn. Muscicapa adusta).
● ex “Calao à Casque Festonné” of Levaillant 1801 (Rhyticeros).
● ex “Petit Butor de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 763, and de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Zigzag Bittern” of Latham 1785 (Zebrilus).
● ex “Gobe-mouche de l’île de France” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Undulated Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (unident.).
● ex “Perruche Ara à bandeau rouge” of Levaillant 1801-1805 (unident.).