Red-and-white Crake / Laterallus leucopyrrhus

Red-and-white Crake / Laterallus leucopyrrhus

Red-and-white Crake

SCI Name:  Laterallus leucopyrrhus
Protonym:  Rallus leucopyrrhus Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 28 p.550
Category:  Gruiformes / Rallidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rawcra1
Type Locality:  Paraguay, ex Azara.
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Publish Year:  1819
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DEFINITIONS

LATERALLUS
(Rallidae; Ϯ Rufous-sided Crake L. melanophaius) Portmanteau of specific combination Rallus lateralis (Lichtenstein, 1823) (= syn. Laterallus melanophaius) (see Crybastus); "d. Laterallus, Bp." (Bonaparte 1854 (nom. nud.)); "1997. LATERALLUS, Pr. B. 1854. (Rallus melanophaia, Vieill.)" (G. Gray 1855); "Laterallus "Pr. B." G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 120. Type, by monotypy, Rallus melanophaius Vieillot." (Peters 1934, II, 189).
Var. Lateiallus.
Synon. Corethura, Creciscus, Crybastus, Donacophilus, Laterirallus, Limnocrex, Thryocrex.

leucopyrrhus
Gr. λευκος leukos  white; πυρρος purrhos flame-coloured  < πυρ pur, πυρος puros  fire (cf. λευκοπυρρος leukopurrhos  pale-red).
● ex “Ypacahá pardo-acanelado y blanco” of de Azara 1802-1805 (Laterallus).