Malabar Pied-Hornbill / Anthracoceros coronatus

Malabar Pied-Hornbill / Anthracoceros coronatus

Malabar Pied-Hornbill

SCI Name:  Anthracoceros coronatus
Protonym:  Buceros Coronatus TablePlanchesEnlum. p.53
Taxonomy:  Bucerotiformes / Bucerotidae /
Taxonomy Code:  maphor1
Type Locality:  Philippines, error = Malabar, based on Daubenton, PI. enlum., pi. 873.
Publish Year:  1783
IUCN Status:  


(Bucerotidae; Malabar Pied Hornbill A. coronatus) Gr. ανθραξ anthrax, ανθρακος anthrakos  coal black; κερας keras, κερως kerōs   horn.  Although the Malabar Pied Hornbill was selected as type species, plate XLIX of Reichenbach 1849 clearly shows the black casque markings of a Sunda Pied Hornbill A. albirostris convexus; however, Steven Gregory in litt., has pointed out that Reichenbach's plates are considered "generic details" only, and that the specific identification of the bird illustrated is not germane to the application of ICZN art. 69.3, Type species by subsequent monotypy; "Anthracoceros Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat. [1849], pl. XLIX. No species; generic details only. Type, by subsequent designation, Buceros malabaricus Gmelin. (Elliot, Monogr. Bucerot., pt. 10, 1882, p. xvi [= intro., p. xvi of volume]). Not Anthracocera Agassiz, 1846, Lepidoptera." (Peters, 1945, V, 266); "ANTHRACOCEROS Reichenbach, 1849  M—Buceros monoceros Shaw, 1811; type by subsequent monotypy (G. R. Gray, 1855, Cat. of the Genera and Subgenera of Birds, p. 83). = Buceros coronatus Boddaert, 1783" (Dickinson and Remsen (eds.), H. & M. Complete Checklist, 4th ed., 2013, 1 (Non-passerines), p. 284).
Synon. Gymnolaemus, Hydrocissa, Limonophalus, Pelecyrhynchus.

coronatum / coronatus
L. coronatus crowned  < coronare  to crown  < corona  crown.
● ex “Perroquet Dufresne” of Levaillant 1805 (syn. Amazona dufresniana).
● ex “Calao des Philippines” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 873, “Calao de Malabar” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Pied Hornbill” of Latham 1781 (Anthracoceros).
ex “Aguila coronada” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 7 (Harpyhaliaetus).
● ex “Tyran huppé de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 289 (Onychorhynchus).
● ex “Merle de Bengale” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 258 (syn. Pitta brachyura).
● ex “Gobe-mouche rouge huppé” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 675, fig. 2, “Rubin de la rivière des Amazones” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Round-crested Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (syn. Pyrocephalus rubinus).
● ex “Crowned Eagle” of Edwards 1758 (Stephanoaetus).
● ex “Tordo de bosque coronado y negro” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 77 (Tachyphonus).
● ex "Pluvier du cap de Bonne-Espérance" of d'Aubenton 176501781, pl. 800, "Pluvier couronné" of de Buffon 1770-1785, and "Wreathed Plover" of Latham 1785 (Vanellus).
● ex “Pepoazá coronada” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 202 (Xolmis).