Orinoco Goose / Oressochen jubatus

Orinoco Goose / Oressochen jubatus

Orinoco Goose

SCI Name:  Oressochen jubatus
Protonym:  Anser jubatus Av.Sp.Nov.Brasil. 2 p.84 pl.108
Category:  Anseriformes / Anatidae /
Taxonomy Code:  origoo1
Type Locality:  'Ad ripam fl. Solimoens in insula Praya das Ongas.''
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Publish Year:  1825
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DEFINITIONS

Oressochen
(syn. Chloephaga Ϯ Andean Goose C. melanoptera) Gr. ορεσσι- oressi-  mountain-  (i.e. Chilean Andes)  < ορος oros, ορεος oreos  mountain; χην khēn, χηνος khēnos  goose; "ORESSOCHEN, n. g.  Gen. Char. Bill very robust, light colored, lamellæ not projecting. Feet robust, light colored, hallux well developed. Plumage of sexes similar; colors simple.  Species Oressochen melanopterus, Gay.  Highland regions of Chili." (Bannister 1870); "Oressochen Bannister, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila., p. 131, 1870—type, by monotypy, Bernicla melanoptera Gay = Anser melanopterus Eyton." (Hellmayr & Conover 1948, XIII, 307).

jubata / jubatus
L. iubatus maned, crested < iuba mane, crest.
● ex “Pigeon Hollandais” of Sonnerat 1782, Columba franciae J. Gmelin, 1789, and “Ramier Hérissé” of Levaillant 1808, pl. 267 (‡syn. Alectroenas nitidissima).
● ex “Hawkesbury Duck” of Latham 1801 (Chenonetta).