Inland Dotterel / Peltohyas australis

Inland Dotterel / Peltohyas australis

Inland Dotterel

SCI Name:  Peltohyas australis
Protonym:  Eudromias Australis Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1840) (1840), Pt8 no.95 p.174
Category:  Charadriiformes / Charadriidae /
Taxonomy Code:  inldot2
Type Locality:  Interior Australia.
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Publish Year:  1841
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DEFINITIONS

PELTOHYAS
(Charadriidae; Ϯ Inland Dotterel P. australis) Gr. πελτη peltē  small rimless shield (i.e. scale); genus Hyas Gloger, 1827, Egyptian Plover; "PELTOHYAS.  Eudromias, pt., auct. recent.  ...[figure] Foot of Peltohyas australis, to show the scales on both aspects of tarsus." (Sharpe 1896); "Peltohyas Sharpe, Cat. Bds. Brit. Mus., 24, 1896, p. 307. Type, by monotypy, Eudromias australis Gould." (Peters 1934, II, 303). 

australe / australis
L. australis  southern  < auster, austri  south.
● Tierra del Fuego; ex “Thorn-tailed Warbler” of Latham 1783 (syn. Aphrastura spinicauda).
● Cayenne; ex “Southern Sandpiper” of Latham 1785 (?syn. Calidris canutus).
● Erroneous TL "Friendly Islands" (= Tasmania); ex "South-Sea Raven" of Latham 1781 (syn. Corvus coronoides).
● Erroneous TL. New Guinea (= Luzon, Philippines); ex “Manikor de la Nouvelle Guinée” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (Dicaeum).
● Australia; ex “New Holland Snipe” of Latham 1801 (syn. Gallinago hardwickii).
● Australia; ex “Pacific Paroquet (var.)” of Phillip 1789 (syn. Glossopsitta concinna).
● Australia; ex “New Holland Pelican” of Latham 1824 (syn. Pelecanus conspicillatus).
● Australia; ex “Cold-river Goatsucker” of Latham 1823 (syn. Podargus strigoides).
● Australia; ex “New Holland Quail” of Latham 1802 (Synoicus).
● Tasmania; ex Brown MS (syn. Lathamus discolor).
● Dusky Sound, New Zealand (syn. Nestor meridionalis).
● Staten I., off Tierra del Fuego (= Isla de los Estados, Argentina); ex “Statenland Eagle” of Latham 1781 (Phalcoboenus).
● Christmas I.; ex "Southern Tern" of Latham 1785 (syn. Procelsterna caerulea) (so identified by Stresemann 1950).
● Kerguelen I.; ex “Southern Tern” of Latham 1785 (?syn. Sterna vittata).
● Madagascar; ex “Palumbus viridis Madagascariensis” of Brisson 1760 (Treron).
● Erroneous TL. Sandwich Is. (= Samoa); ex “Blue-crested Parrakeet” of Latham 1781 (Vini).
● Tierra del Fuego; ex “Rusty-collared Finch” of Latham 1783 (subsp. Zonotrichia capensis).