Plumbeous Rail / Pardirallus sanguinolentus

Plumbeous Rail / Pardirallus sanguinolentus

Plumbeous Rail

SCI Name:  Pardirallus sanguinolentus
Protonym:  Rallus sanguinolentus Anim.Menag. p.335
Category:  Gruiformes / Rallidae /
Taxonomy Code:  plurai1
Type Locality:  Brazil and Chile.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1838
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PARDIRALLUS
(Rallidae; Ϯ Spotted Rail P. maculatus) L. pardus, pardi  leopard  < Gr. παρδος pardos  leopard; genus Rallus Linnaeus, 1758, rail; "110. Pardirallus, Bp.  327. variegatus, Gm.  (maculatus, Bodd.  nivosus, Sw.)" (Bonaparte 1856); "Pardirallus Bonaparte, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 43, 1856, p. 599. Type, by monotypy, Rallus variegatus Gmelin = Rallus maculatus Boddaert." (Peters 1934, II, 169).
Synon. Limnopardalus, Ortygonax.

sanguinolenta / sanguinolentum / sanguinolentus
L. sanguinolentus  bloody  < sanguis, sanguinis  blood.
● ex “Sanguineous Creeper” of Latham 1801 (Myzomela).

SUBSPECIES

Plumbeous Rail (simonsi)
SCI Name: Pardirallus sanguinolentus simonsi
simonsi
Perry Oveitt Simons (1869-1901) US collector in the Neotropics, murdered in Bolivia (subsp. Atlapetes seebohmi, subsp. Attagis gayi, syn. Buteo poecilochrous, syn. Nothoprocta pentlandii oustaleti, subsp. Odontophorus gujanensis, syn. Oreopholus ruficollis, subsp. Pardirallus sanguinolentus, Scytalopus).

Plumbeous Rail (tschudii)
SCI Name: Pardirallus sanguinolentus tschudii
tschudi / tschudii
Johann Jakob Baron von Tschudi (1818-1889) Swiss explorer, collector in Peru 1838-1842 (Ampelioides, subsp. Chamaepetes goudotii, syn. Empidonomus varius rufinus, syn. Eubucco bourcierii glaucogularis, subsp. Pardirallus sanguinolentus, subsp. Piprites chloris, syn. Piranga flava lutea, syn. Thalurania furcata jelskii, syn. Thalurania furcata nigrofasciata, subsp. Thamnophilus nigrocinereus).

Plumbeous Rail (zelebori)
SCI Name: Pardirallus sanguinolentus zelebori
zelebori
Johann Zelebor (?1815-1869) Austrian zoologist, taxidermist, naturalist on the Novara Circumnavigation Expedition 1857-1859 (subsp. Pardirallus sanguinolentus).

Plumbeous Rail (sanguinolentus)
SCI Name: Pardirallus sanguinolentus sanguinolentus
sanguinolenta / sanguinolentum / sanguinolentus
L. sanguinolentus  bloody  < sanguis, sanguinis  blood.
● ex “Sanguineous Creeper” of Latham 1801 (Myzomela).

Plumbeous Rail (landbecki)
SCI Name: Pardirallus sanguinolentus landbecki
landbecki
Christian Ludwig Landbeck (1807-1890) German ornithologist, collector, settled in Chile 1852-1890 (subsp. Pardirallus sanguinolentus, syn. Pelecanus thagus).

Plumbeous Rail (luridus)
SCI Name: Pardirallus sanguinolentus luridus
lurida / luridus
L. luridus  pale yellow, lurid, ghastly  < luror, luroris  yellowish, sallowness.