Moustached Kingfisher / Actenoides bougainvillei

Moustached Kingfisher / Actenoides bougainvillei

Moustached Kingfisher

SCI Name:  Actenoides bougainvillei
Protonym:  Halcyon bougainvillei Bull.Br.Orn.Club 15 p.5
Category:  Coraciiformes / Alcedinidae /
Taxonomy Code:  moukin2
Type Locality:  Bougainville Island.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1904
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ACTENOIDES
(Alcedinidae; Green-backed Kingfisher A. monachus) Gr. ακτις aktis, ακτινος aktinos  beam, brightness, splendour (cf. specific name Dacelo acteon Lesson, 1830 (= subsp. Halcyon leucocephala); cf. “Actenoïde variée” of Hombron & Jacquinot MS 1845); -οιδης -oidēs resembling; "Actenoides, Hombr. et Jacq. (Halcyon p. Gr.)  HALCYON ACTENOIDES, Gr. (Actenoides hombroni, Bp.) Voy. Pole Sud, Ois. t. 23. ex Oceania" (Bonaparte 1850); "ACTENOIDES Bonaparte, 1850 M — Actenoides hombroni Bonaparte, 1850; type by monotypy" (Dickinson and Remsen (eds.), H. & M. Complete Checklist, 4th ed., 2013, 1 (Non-passerines), p. 342).
Var. Aetenoides, Actenoide, Actinoides.
Synon. Astacophilus, Caridagrus, Dacelalcyon.

bougainvillei
Bougainville I., Solomon Is.

SUBSPECIES

Moustached Kingfisher (Bougainville)
SCI Name: Actenoides bougainvillei bougainvillei
bougainvillei
Bougainville I., Solomon Is.

Moustached Kingfisher (Guadalcanal)
SCI Name: Actenoides bougainvillei excelsus
excelsus
L. excelsus  distinguished, lofty, eminent  < ex  from; celsus  lofty, eminent  < obsolescent cellere  to elevate.