Red-fan Parrot / Deroptyus accipitrinus

Red-fan Parrot / Deroptyus accipitrinus

Red-fan Parrot

SCI Name:  Deroptyus accipitrinus
Protonym:  Psittacus accipitrinus Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.102
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  refpar3
Type Locality:  India, error = Cayenne, substituted by Hellmayr, Nov. ZooL, 12, 1905, p. 303.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1758
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

DEROPTYUS
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Red-fan Parrot D. accipitrinus) Gr. δερη derē  neck; πτυον ptuon  fan; “Genus VII.  Deroptyus *), Wagl.  Fächersittich.  Character Platycercorum divisionis Bβ; maxillae culmen distinctum; tarsus brevior, validior, depressiusculus; digiti elongati; nuchae plumae elongatae ventilabri in morem erigendae, capitis longae, strictae.  Species Americae incola, ibi Cacatuas Asiae et Australiae sicut huius Platycercos divisionis Bβ repraesentans. Vitae ratio ignota.   Species: 1. D. accipitrinus.  ... *) Δερη cervix, πτυον ventilabrum. Nomen derivatum a crista cervicis praelonga, quam avis in morem ventilabri expandit et complicat.” (Wagler 1832); "Deroptyus Wagler, Abh. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Phys. Kl., 1, 1832, p,. 492. Type, by monotypy, D. accipitrinus = Psittacus accipitrinus Linné." (Peters, 1937, III, p. 224).
Var. Dyrotypus, Derotypus.

accipitrina / accipitrinus
L. accipitrinus  hawk-like  < accipiter, accipitris  hawk.
● “The oldest name for the Short-eared Owl is Strix flammea Pontoppidan [1763]  ...  As, however, the Committee have decided to use the name “flammea” for the Barn-Owl [Tyto alba]  ...  it has been necessary to conserve Pallas’ name “accipitrinus,” dating from 1771, for this species” (BOU 1915) (syn. Asio flammeus).
● "44. PSITTACUS.  ...  accipitrinus.  32. P. brachyurus viridis, capite griseo, collo pectoreque subviolaceo vario, remigibus rectricibusque apice cæruleis.  Psittacus orientalis capite accipitris. Edw. av. 165. t. 165.  Psittacus elegans. Clus. exot. 365. Raj. av. 32. Will. ornith. . . .  Habitat in India." (Linnaeus 1758) (Deroptyus).

SUBSPECIES

Red-fan Parrot (accipitrinus)
SCI Name: Deroptyus accipitrinus accipitrinus
accipitrina / accipitrinus
L. accipitrinus  hawk-like  < accipiter, accipitris  hawk.
● “The oldest name for the Short-eared Owl is Strix flammea Pontoppidan [1763]  ...  As, however, the Committee have decided to use the name “flammea” for the Barn-Owl [Tyto alba]  ...  it has been necessary to conserve Pallas’ name “accipitrinus,” dating from 1771, for this species” (BOU 1915) (syn. Asio flammeus).
● "44. PSITTACUS.  ...  accipitrinus.  32. P. brachyurus viridis, capite griseo, collo pectoreque subviolaceo vario, remigibus rectricibusque apice cæruleis.  Psittacus orientalis capite accipitris. Edw. av. 165. t. 165.  Psittacus elegans. Clus. exot. 365. Raj. av. 32. Will. ornith. . . .  Habitat in India." (Linnaeus 1758) (Deroptyus).

Red-fan Parrot (fuscifrons)
SCI Name: Deroptyus accipitrinus fuscifrons
fuscifrons
L. fuscus  dusky, brown; frons, frontis  forehead, brow.