Huayco Tinamou / Rhynchotus maculicollis

Huayco Tinamou / Rhynchotus maculicollis

Huayco Tinamou

SCI Name:  Rhynchotus maculicollis
Protonym:  Rhynchotus maculicollis ListBirdsBrit.Mus. pt5 p.102
Category:  Tinamiformes / Tinamidae /
Taxonomy Code:  huatin1
Type Locality:  Bolivia.
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Publish Year:  1867
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DEFINITIONS

RHYNCHOTUS
(Tinamidae; Ϯ Red-winged Tinamou R. rufescens) Gr. ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill; -οτης -otēs  featuring; "GENUS 2.  RHYNCHOTUS.  Rostro elongato, corneo, haud alto, subarcuato, apice convexo, acuto, nec curvo, nec lateraliter sulcato; naribus fere basalibus; digito postico elevato, breviusculo; genibus nudis; tarsis antice scutato-fasciatis, postice reticulatis.   SPECIES 1.  RHYNCHOTUS FASCIATUS." (von Spix 1825); "Rhynchotus Spix, Av. Bras., 2, 1825, p. 60, pl. 76c. Type, by monotypy, Rhynchotus fasciatus Spix = Tinamus rufescens Temminck." (Peters 1931, I, 23).
Var. Rhynchotis (Gr. ωτις ōtis bustard), Rhyncotus, Rhinchotus.
Synon. Nothurus.

maculicollis
L. macula spot; Mod. L. -collis -throated, -necked < L. collum neck.