Pacific Golden-Plover / Pluvialis fulva

Pacific Golden-Plover / Pluvialis fulva

Pacific Golden-Plover

SCI Name:  Pluvialis fulva
Protonym:  Charadrius fulvus Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.687
Category:  Charadriiformes / Charadriidae /
Taxonomy Code:  pagplo
Type Locality:  Tahiti.
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Publish Year:  1789
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DEFINITIONS

PLUVIALIS
(Pluvialidae; Ϯ Eurasian Golden Plover P. apricaria) Specific name Charadrius pluvialis Linnaeus, 1758 (= syn. Pluvialis apricaria); "Pluvialis. Genus 69.  ...  Le genre du Pluvier.  Genus Pluvialis.  ...  **1. LE PLUVIER DORÉ.  ...  PLUVIALIS AUREA." (Brisson 1760): based on "Pluvialis" and "Pardalus" of many authors, and Charadrius Pluvialis Linnaeus, 1758; "Pluvialis Brisson, Orn., 1760, 1, p. 46; 5, p. 42. Type, by tautonymy, Pluvialis aurea Brisson = Charadrius pluvialis Linné = Charadrius apricarius Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 244).
Synon. Squatarola.

pluvialis
L. pluvialis  relating to rain  < pluvia  rain  < pluere  to rain.
● ex “Old Man” or “Rainbird” of Sloane 1725, “Cuculus Jamaicensis” of Brisson 1760, “Vieillard” or “Oiseau de pluie” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Rain Cuckow” of Latham 1782 (Hyetornis).
● “Linnaeus attended Rudbeck’s lectures about ornithology in 1728-29 and his lecture notes are extant. About Pluvialis minor nigroflavus (= Pluvialis apricaria) he wrote: “Regnpipare ty emot regn skockas de och pipa” (They are called regnpipare because they flock together and call before rain). The obsolete Swedish name “Regnpipare” means literally “rain-caller” ” (Tommy Tyrberg in litt.); "79. CHARADRIUS.  ...  Pluvialis.  8. C. pedibus cinereis, corpore nigro viridique maculato, subtus albido. Fn. svec. 157.  Pluvialis viridis. Will. orn. 229. t. 57. Raj. av. 111. Sloan. jam. 2. p. 113. t. 269. f. 1. Alb. av. I. p. 71. t. 75.  Habitat in Europa." (Linnaeus 1758) (syn. Pluvialis apricaria).

fulva
L. fulvus  tawny, yellowish-brown, brown.
● "41. FALCO.  ...  fulvus.  5. F. cera flava, pedibus lanatis, dorso fusco, cauda fascia alba.  Aquila fulva s. Chrysaëtos, cauda annulo albo cincta. Will. orn. 28. t. 1. Raj. av. 6. n. 2.  Habitat in Europa." (Linnaeus 1758). This epithet is the ninth name in avian nomenclature (syn. Aquila chrysaetos).
● ex “Quapachcanauhtli” of Hernandez 1651, “Penelope mexicana” of Brisson 1760, and “Mexican Pochard” of Latham 1785 (syn. Dendrocygna bicolor).
● ex “Figuier à gorge jaune” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Orange-bellied Warbler” of Latham 1783, and Pennant 1785 (unident.; ?syn. Geothlypis trichas).
● ex “Alouette noire de la Encénade” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 738, fig. 2, and “Alouette noire à dos fauve” of de Buffon 1770-1785 (syn. Lessonia rufa).
● ex “Fulvous Plover” of Latham 1785 (Pluvialis).
● "71. RYNCHOPS.  ...  fulva.  2. R. fulva, rostro nigro.  Ryngchopsalia fulva, rostro nigro. Barr. av. 20.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (syn. Rynchops nigra).