Malaysian Plover / Charadrius peronii

Malaysian Plover / Charadrius peronii

Malaysian Plover

SCI Name:  Charadrius peronii
Protonym:  Charadrius peroni Mus.Hist.Pays-BasRev.Meth.Crit.Coll. livr.7 Cursores no.29 p.33
Taxonomy:  Charadriiformes / Charadriidae /
Taxonomy Code:  malplo1
Type Locality:  L''Archipel Indien.
Publish Year:  1865
IUCN Status:  


(Charadriidae; Ϯ Ringed Plover C. hiaticula) Late L. charadrius yellowish bird mentioned in the Vulgate Bible (late 4th century) < Gr. χαραδριος kharadrios  unknown plain-coloured nocturnal bird that dwelt in ravines and river valleys  < χαραδρα kharadra  ravine. According to some authors the sight of it was said to cure jaundice. Early identifications included the Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus; "79. CHARADRIUS.  Rostrum teretiusculum, obtusum.  Pedes tridactyli." (Linnaeus 1758); "Charadrius Linné, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, 1, 1758, p. 150. Type, by tautonymy, Charadrius hiaticula Linné. (Charadrios s. Hiaticula Aldrovandus, prebinomial specific name in synonymy.)" (Peters, 1934, II, p. 245). Linnaeus's Charadrius comprised eleven species (C. cristatus, C. Hiaticula, C. alexandrinus, C. vociferus, C. ægyptius, C. Morinellus, C. apricarius, C. Pluvialis, C. Oedicnemus, C. Himantopus, C. spinosus).   
Var. Charadrias, Charadias.   
Synon. Aegialeus, Aegialitis, Aegialophilus, Afraegialis, Afroxyechus, Cirrepidesmus, Eupoda, Eupodella, Helenaegialus, Hiaticula, Hyetoceryx, Leucopolius, Neocharadrius, Nesoceryx, Ochthodromus, Oxyechus, Pagoa, Pagolla, Paroxyechus, Pernettyva, Pipus, Pluviorhynchus, Podasocys, Zonibyx.

peroni / peronii
● Peron Peninsula, Western Australia (syn. Acanthiza apicalis whitlocki, syn. Calamanthus campestris rubiginosus).
● François Auguste Péron (1775-1810) French Army 1792-1794, naturalist with Baudin’s expedition 1800-1804, pioneer anthropologist and oceanographer (Charadrius, syn. Dendrocygna arcuata australis, ‡syn. Dromaius baudinianus, Geokichla).