Indigo Macaw / Anodorhynchus leari

Indigo Macaw / Anodorhynchus leari

Indigo Macaw

SCI Name:  Anodorhynchus leari
Protonym:  Anodorhynchus leari Naumannia 6 Consp.Psitt.inBeilag.no.1
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  indmac1
Type Locality:  No locahty, presumed to have come from Brazil.
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Publish Year:  1856
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DEFINITIONS

ANODORHYNCHUS
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Hyacinth Macaw A. hyacinthinus) Gr. ανοδων anodōn, ανοδοντος anodontos  toothless  < negative prefix αν- an- ; οδους odous, οδοντος odontos  tooth; ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill; alluding to the un-notched bill of the Hyacinth Macaw (pace Gotch 1981); "GENUS VI.  ANODORHYNCHUS.  Araras inter et Aratingas intermedius, familiaris, macrourus, infra nares et supra genas plumis tectus; rostro supra modum crasso, uncinato, edentato; periophthalmiis parum, basi mandibulae inferioris tota nudis; cauda gradata, elongata.   SPECIES 1• ANODORHYNCHUS MAXIMILIANI." (von Spix 1824); "Anodorhynchus Spix, Av. Bras., 1, 1824, p. 47 [i.e. 24 bis], pl. 11. Type, by monotypy, Anodorhynchus maximiliani Spix = Psittacus hyacinthinus Latham." (Peters, 1937, III, p. 179). 
Var. Anadorhynchos, Aodorhynchus, AodorhynchosAnodorhynchos, Anodontorhynchus, Anoplorhynchus.

leari / learii
Edward Lear (1812-1888) English humorous author, traveller, artist (Anodorhynchus (ex Macrocercus hyacinthinus Lear, 1828), syn. Cacatua ducorps).