Pied Avocet / Recurvirostra avosetta

Pied Avocet / Recurvirostra avosetta

Pied Avocet

SCI Name:  Recurvirostra avosetta
Protonym:  Recurvirostra Avosetta Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.151
Category:  Charadriiformes / Recurvirostridae /
Taxonomy Code:  pieavo1
Type Locality:  Southern Europe, i.e., Italy.
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Publish Year:  1758
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DEFINITIONS

RECURVIROSTRA
(Recurvirostridae; Ϯ Pied Avocet R. avosetta) L. recurvus  bent, curved backwards  < recurvare  to bend; rostrum  beak; "80. RECURVIROSTRA.  Rostrum depresso-planum, acuminatum, recurvatum.  Pedes palmati, tetradactyli." (Linnaeus 1758): based on "Avosetta" or "Recurvirostra" of Gessner 1555, "Avosetta" of Ray 1713, "Recurvirostra Avosetta Italorum" of Albin 1731, and "Recurvirostra albo nigroque varia" of Linnaeus 1745; "Recurvirostra Linné, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, 1, 1758, p. 151. Type, by monotypy, Recurvirostra avosetta Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 290). Linnaeus's Recurvirostra comprised a single species.
Synon. Avocetta, Trochilus.

recurvirostra / recurvirostris
L. recurvus  bent backwards  < recurvare  to bend; -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak.
● ex “Jamaica Shoveler” of Latham 1785 (syn. Oxyura jamaicensis).

avosetta
Venetian name Avosetta for the Pied Avocet; "80. RECURVIROSTRA.  ...  Avosetta.  1. R. albo nigroque varia. It. œl. 89. Fn. svec. 137.  Avosetta s. Recurvirostra. Gesn. av. 232. Aldr. orn. l. 19. c. 64. Will. orn. 240. t. 60. Raj. av. 117. Mars. danub. 5. p. 72. t. 34. Alb. av. I. p. 96. t. 101.  Habitat in Europa australioreMigrat in Italiam, rarissima apud nos." (Linnaeus 1758) (Recurvirostra).

Avocetta
(Recurvirostridae; syn. Recurvirostra Pied Avocet R. avosetta) French Avocette  avocet; "Genus Avocettæ.  Le genre de l'Avocette.   ...   ** 1. L'AVOCETTE  ... AVOCETTA."  (Brisson 1760): based on "Avocetta", "Avosetta" and "Recurvirostra" of older authors, and specific name Recurvirostra Avosetta Linnaeus, 1758; "Avocetta Brisson, 1760, Ornithologie, VI, p. 537.  Type, by tautonymy, "L'Avocette" Brisson =  Recurvirostra avosetta Linnaeus, 1758" (JAJ 2019).   
Var. Avosetta.