Northern Red-billed Hornbill / Tockus erythrorhynchus

Northern Red-billed Hornbill / Tockus erythrorhynchus

Northern Red-billed Hornbill

SCI Name:  Tockus erythrorhynchus
Protonym:  Buceros erythrorhynchus Pl.Col. livr.36 species19
Category:  Bucerotiformes / Bucerotidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rebhor1
Type Locality:  Senegal and Guinea; based on Brisson, Buff on and LeVaillant.
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Publish Year:  1823
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DEFINITIONS

TOCKUS
(Bucerotidae; Ϯ Red-billed Hornbill T. erythrorhynchus) "Les nègres du Sénégal lui ont donné le nom de tock, & nous avons cru devoir de lui conserver" (de Buffon 1770-1783) (cf. "Buceros galeatus [= Rhinoplax vigil] ... This species is called Toko ...  in Sumatra" (Raffles 1822)); "Sous-genre. TOCK; Tockus.  Bec recourbé, élevé, très-comprimé, à arête vive, à bords lisses et dentelés.   1. CALAO TOCK; Buceros erythrorhynchus, Briss., pl. 46, fig. 2. Enl., 260; Levaill., pl. 238; Buceros nasutus, Var. B.  ...  Habite le Sénégal" (Lesson 1830); "Tockus Lesson, Traité d'Orn., livr. 4, 1830, p. 252. Type, by subsequent designation, Buceros erythrorhynchus Brisson i.e. Temminck. (G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 50.)" (Peters 1945, V, 254).
Var. Toccus, Tocus (variant French name "Toc"), Poccus.
Synon. Alophius, Nototockus, Xanthorhynchus.

erythrorhyncha / erythrorhynchos / erythrorhynchum / erythrorhynchus / erythroryncha / erythrorynchos / erythrorynchus
Gr. ερυθρος eruthros red; ῥυγχος rhunkhos bill.
● ex “Crimson-billed Duck” of Latham 1785 (Anas).
● ex “Red-billed Creeper” of Latham 1787 (Dicaeum).
● ex “Saw-billed Pelican” and “Rough-billed Pelican” of Latham 1785 (Pelecanus).
● ex “Red-billed Promerops” of Latham 1787 (syn. Phoeniculus purpureus).
● ex “Red-beaked Toucan” of Edwards 1758, and Latham 1781, and “Tucana cayennensis gutture albo” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Ramphastos tucanus).
● ex “Calao à becque rouge du Sénégal” of Brisson 1760 (Tockus).
● ex “Geay de la Chine à bec rouge” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 622, and “Red-billed Jay” of Latham 1781 (Urocissa).