Orange River Francolin / Scleroptila gutturalis

Orange River Francolin / Scleroptila gutturalis

Orange River Francolin

SCI Name:  Scleroptila gutturalis
Protonym:  Perdix gutturalis NeueWirbelth.Vog. p.13
Category:  Galliformes / Phasianidae /
Taxonomy Code:  orrfra2
Type Locality:  Halai, Axum, Temben in Tigre, Ethiopia.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1835
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

SCLEROPTILA
(Phasianidae; Ϯ Red-winged Francolin S. levaillantii) Gr. σκληρος sklēros  stiff; πτιλον ptilon  feather; "Genus PTERNESTIS, Wagler.  ...  Subgenus SCLEROPTILA, Blyth.   1496. SCL. LEVAILLANTII (Pl. Col. 477; A. Smith, Zool. S. Africa, Aves, pl. 85).  SYN. Perdix Levaillantii, Temminck.   ...  1497. SCL. AFRA.  SYN. Perdix afra, Latham" (Blyth 1849).
Var. SchlopteraScleroptera.

gutturalis
Med. L. gutturalis  of the throat  < L. guttur, gutturis  throat.
● ex “Plastron Noir” of Levaillant 1801-1804, pl. 123 (syn. Apalis thoracica).
● ex “Manakin à gorge blanche” of Brisson 1760 (Corapipo).
● ex “Guttural Thrush” of Latham 1787 (syn. Pachycephala pectoralis).
● ex “Martinet à Gorge Blanche” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 243 (syn. Tachymarptis melba africana).
● ex “Merle à collier du cap de bonne Espérance” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 272 (syn. Telophorus zeylonus).

SUBSPECIES

Orange River Francolin (Archer's)
SCI Name: Scleroptila gutturalis gutturalis/lorti
SCLEROPTILA
(Phasianidae; Ϯ Red-winged Francolin S. levaillantii) Gr. σκληρος sklēros  stiff; πτιλον ptilon  feather; "Genus PTERNESTIS, Wagler.  ...  Subgenus SCLEROPTILA, Blyth.   1496. SCL. LEVAILLANTII (Pl. Col. 477; A. Smith, Zool. S. Africa, Aves, pl. 85).  SYN. Perdix Levaillantii, Temminck.   ...  1497. SCL. AFRA.  SYN. Perdix afra, Latham" (Blyth 1849).
Var. SchlopteraScleroptera.

Orange River Francolin (Kalahari)
SCI Name: Scleroptila gutturalis jugularis
jugularis
Med. L. jugularis  of the throat, -throated  < L. iugulum  throat.
● ex “Petit Perruche à gorge jaune d’Amérique” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 190, fig. 1 (Brotogeris).
● ex “Petit Grimpereau des Philippines” of Brisson 1760 (Cinnyris).
● ex “Red-breasted Humming Bird” of Edwards 1751, and “Polytmus cayanensis violaceus” of Brisson 1760 (Eulampis).
● ex “Merle à gorge noire de Saint-Domingue” (= ☼) of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 559, and de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Icterus dominicensis).

Orange River Francolin (Orange River)
SCI Name: Scleroptila gutturalis levalliantoides
levalliantoides
Specific name Perdix levaillantii Valenciennes, 1825; Gr. -οιδης -oidēs resembling; "Perdix Levalliantoides.  ...  Inhabits the country towards sources of Orange River." (A. Smith 1836) (subsp. Scleroptila gutturalis).