Hudsonian Godwit / Limosa haemastica

Hudsonian Godwit / Limosa haemastica

Hudsonian Godwit

SCI Name:  Limosa haemastica
Protonym:  Scolopax Haemastica Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.147
Category:  Charadriiformes / Scolopacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  hudgod
Type Locality:  North America = Hudson Bay, ex Edwards, pi. 138.
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Publish Year:  1758
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DEFINITIONS

LIMOSA
(Scolopacidae; Ϯ Black-tailed Godwit L. limosa) Specific name Scolopax limosa Linnaeus, 1758; "Limosa. Genus 76.  ...  **1. LA BARGE.  ...  LIMOSA  ...  On la trouve sur les bords de la mer" (Brisson 1760): based on "Barge" of Belon 1555, "Totanus" of Aldrovandus 1599-1603, Jonston 1650-1653 and Moehring 1752, "Fedoa secunda" of Willughby 1676, and Ray 1713, "Gallinago cinerea major" of Marsigli 1726, "Totanus cinereus, rostro prælongo" of Barrère 1745, "Numenius uropygio albo" of Linnaeus 1746, "Numenius medius" of Linnaeus 1748, and Scolopax Limosa Linnaeus, 1758; "Limosa Brisson, Orn., 1760, 1, p. 48; 5, p. 261. Type, by tautonymy, Limosa Brisson = Scolopax limosa Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 263).
Var. LlimosaLemosa.
Synon. Actites, Aegocephalus, Fedoa, Gambetta, Limicula, Rusticola, Vetola.
● (syn. Tringa Ϯ Common Greenshank T. nebularia) L. limosus  muddy  < limus, limi  mud, slime; "LIMOSA.  GREENSHANKS.  ... THERE is only one species of this genus, which is a native of Europe   ...  COMMON GREENSHANK. (Limosa Glottis).  ...  This species is not numerous in England, but it is sometimes observed in small flocks on the coasts in winter, and also in the adjacent marshes and fens" (Stephens 1824).

limosa
L. limosus  muddy  < limus, limi  mud, slime; "77. SCOLOPAX.  ...  Limosa.  10. S. rostro recto lævi, pedibus fuscis, remigibus macula alba: quatuor primis immaculatis.  N. uropygio albo, rectricibus nigris basi albis, remigibus transversa alba macula: exceptis quatuor primis. Fn. svec. 144.  Habitat in Europa." (Linnaeus 1758) (Limosa).

haemastica
Gr. αἱματικος haimatikos  bloody  < αἱμα haima, αἱματος haimatos  blood; "77. SCOLOPAX.  ...  Hæmastica.  14. S. rostro recto flavescente, pedibus fuscis, corpore subtus fulvo fusco-undato.  Fedoa americana, pectore rufo. Edw. av. 138. t. 138.  Habitat in America septentrionali.  Corpus griseum subtus rubro-fulvescens.  Rectrices primores nigræ apice albæ." (Linnaeus 1758) (Limosa).