Plumed Guineafowl / Guttera plumifera

Plumed Guineafowl / Guttera plumifera

Plumed Guineafowl

SCI Name:  Guttera plumifera
Protonym:  Numida plumifera Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 8(1856) p.321
Category:  Galliformes / Numididae /
Taxonomy Code:  plugui1
Type Locality:  Cape Lopez, French Congo.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1857
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

GUTTERA
(Numididae; Ϯ Western Crested Guineafowl G. verreauxi) Unattested L. guttera  guineafowl  <  gutta  spot; -fera  bearing  < ferre  to bear; "Genus Guttera,* Wagl.  Tropfenhuhn ...*So nennt Ge. Alexandrinus eines der Perlhühner Africas, von welchen er drey, Columella zwey Gattungen angibt. Die Numidica des Lesteren ist Linne's Numida meleagris, seine Meleagris aber, mit blauer crista, höchst wahrscheinlich unsere Guttera cristata" (Wagler 1832); "Guttera Wagler, Isis von Oken, 1832, col. 1225. Type, by monotypy, Numida cristata Pallas 1767 = Meleagris cristata Pallas 1764, not of Linné 1758 = Guttera pallasi Stone [1912 = Numida verreauxi Elliot 1870]." (Peters, 1934, II, p. 137).

plumifer / plumifera / plumiferus
L. plumifer  bearing soft feathers or plumes  < pluma  plume; -ferus
-bearing  < ferre  to bear.

SUBSPECIES

Plumed Guineafowl (plumifera)
SCI Name: Guttera plumifera plumifera
plumifer / plumifera / plumiferus
L. plumifer  bearing soft feathers or plumes  < pluma  plume; -ferus
-bearing  < ferre  to bear.

Plumed Guineafowl (schubotzi)
SCI Name: Guttera plumifera schubotzi
schubotzi
Prof. Dr Johann Georg Hermann Schubotz (1881-1955) German zoologist, collector in tropical Africa 1907-1911 (syn. Arizelocichla tephrolaema kikuyuensis, syn. Chloropeta similis, subsp. Cinnyris stuhlmanni, subsp. Guttera plumifera, subsp. Peliperdix lathami, syn. Ploceus alienus, syn. Pogoniulus chrysoconus, syn. Tachymarptis aequatorialis, subsp. Terpsiphone rufiventer, syn. Zosterops senegalensis stuhlmanni).