Plain-pouched Hornbill / Rhyticeros subruficollis

Plain-pouched Hornbill / Rhyticeros subruficollis

Plain-pouched Hornbill

SCI Name:  Rhyticeros subruficollis
Protonym:  Buceros subruficollis J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal 12 p.177
Category:  Bucerotiformes / Bucerotidae /
Taxonomy Code:  plphor1
Type Locality:  Tenasserim.
Publish Year:  1843
IUCN Status:  


(Bucerotidae; Ϯ Papuan Hornbill R. plicatus) Gr. ῥυτις rhutis, ῥυτιδος rhutidos  wrinkle; κερας keras, κερως kerōs  horn; Reichenbach's 1849, plate L, admirably shows the wrinkled corrugations on the low flat bill-casque of the Papuan Hornbill. "Rhyticeros Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat. [1849], pl. L. No species; generic details only. Species added, Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, 2, 1854, p. 312. Type, by subsequent designation, Buceros plicatus Latham i.e. Forster. (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 84.)" (Peters 1945, V, 263-264).
Var. Rhitidoceros, Rhytidoceros.
Synon. Abuceros, Calao, Cassidix, Cranorrhinus.

● L. subrufus  reddish  < sub  somewhat; rufus  rufous; Mod. L. -collis 
-necked, -throated  < L. collum  neck; ex “Chorlito garganta blanca acanelada” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 403 (Calidris).
● L. sub  near to; specific name Buceros ruficollis Vieillot, 1816 (= syn. Rhyticeros plicatus) (Rhyticeros).