Javan Trogon / Harpactes reinwardtii

Javan Trogon / Harpactes reinwardtii

Javan Trogon

SCI Name:  Harpactes reinwardtii
Protonym:  Trogon reinwardtii Pl.Col. livr.21 pl.124
Taxonomy:  Trogoniformes / Trogonidae /
Taxonomy Code:  javtro1
Type Locality:  Java.
Publish Year:  1822
IUCN Status:  


(Trogonidae; Ϯ Malabar Trogon H. fasciatus) Gr. ἁρπακτης harpaktēs  robber  < ἁρπαζω harpazō  to rob; alluding to the heavy bodies and strong, deeply notched bills of these oriental trogons; "SUB-GENERA.  ...  3. Bill entire. Inhabits tropical Asia.   HARPACTES, Sw." (Swainson 1833); "Harpactes, Sw.  Bill stronger: both mandibles deeply notched at their tips, but the margins smooth. Nostrils partially naked. Tarsus only half feathered. The anterior toes less united.  Tropical Asia.  The conirostral type.   Malabaricus. Gould, Mon.   erythrocephalus. Ib.   Gouldii. (Sw.) P. C. 121.   Temminckii. P. Col. 321.   Duvaucellii. Ib. 291.   Diardi. Ib. 54." (Swainson 1837); "Harpactes Swainson, Zool. Illustr. (2), 3, 1832-33 (1833), p. 107 (in key). Diagnosis only, no type or included species. Species added, Swainson, Classif. Bds., 2, 1837, p. 337. Type, by subsequent designation, Trogon malabaricus Gould.(Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 10.)   ...   2 This name is not antedated by Harpactes Templeton, Zool. Journ., 5, 1829-1834, p. 401, since the part of the Zool. Journ. containing that name was not published until Nov. or Dec. 1835." (Peters, 1945, V, p. 161).
Var. Harpactor.
Synon. Duvaucelius, Hapalurus, Oreskios, Pyrotrogon.

reinwardti / reinwardtii
Prof. Caspar Georg Carl Reinwardt (1773-1854) Dutch naturalist, collector in the East Indies 1817-1822 (Apalharpactes, subsp. Aviceda subcristata, Selenidera, Turdoides).