North Island Snipe / Coenocorypha barrierensis

North Island Snipe / Coenocorypha barrierensis

North Island Snipe

SCI Name:  Coenocorypha barrierensis
Protonym:  Coenocorypha aucklandica barrierensis NewZealandBirdsed2 ed.2 p.275
Category:  Charadriiformes / Scolopacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  noisni1
Type Locality:  
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Publish Year:  1955
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DEFINITIONS

COENOCORYPHA
(Scolopacidae; Ϯ Auckland Snipe C. aucklandica) Gr. κοινωσις koinōsis  mingling  < κοινοω  koinoō  to share; κορυφη koruphē  crown of the head; "Top of the head rufous, mixed with dark brown, with a narrow fulvous line down the middle" (G. Gray 1845); "CŒNOCORYPHA, G. R. Gr. 1854.  (Gallinago Aucklandicus, G. R. Gr.)" (G. Gray 1855); "Cœnocorypha Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Birds, before April 18th, 1855, p. 119.  Type (by original designation): Gallinago aucklandica Gray." (Mathews, 1927, Syst. Av. Austral., I, p. 180).
Synon. Holmesia.

barrierensis
Little Barrier I., Hauraki Gulf, North Island, New Zealand.