Red-necked Phalarope / Phalaropus lobatus

Red-necked Phalarope / Phalaropus lobatus

Red-necked Phalarope

SCI Name:  Phalaropus lobatus
Protonym:  Tringa tobata Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.148
Category:  Charadriiformes / Scolopacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  renpha
Type Locality:  Hudson Bay, ex Edwards, pi. 143.
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Publish Year:  1758
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DEFINITIONS

PHALAROPUS
(Scolopacidae; Ϯ Grey Phalarope P. fulicarius) Gr. φαλαρις phalaris, φαλαριδος phalaridos  unidentified waterbird, probably the coot (and generally so used in ornithology)  < φαλαρος phalaros  having a patch of white  < φαλος phalos  white; πους pous, ποδος podos  foot; “Brisson very judiciously forms a new genus under the name of Phalaropus, from the scallops on the toes like the Φαλαρις, or Coot” (Pennant 1773);"Phalaropus. Genus 89.  ...  Genre du Phalarope. (1)  ...  (1) Phalarope, nom que j'ai donné aux Oiseaux de ce genre à cause de la ressemblance de leurs pieds avec ceux de la Foulque, nommée en grec φαλαρις.  ...  1. LE PHALAROPE.  ...  PHALAROPUS." (Brisson 1760): ex "Grey Coot-footed Tringa" of Edwards 1757 and Edwards 1760; "Phalaropus Brisson, Orn., 1, p. 50; 6, p. 12. Type, by tautonymy, Phalaropus Brisson = Tringa fulicaria Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 292).
Var. PhalaropaPhalaridopus, Falaropus.
Synon. Amblyrhynchus, Crymophilus, Lobipes.   

lobata / lobatus
Mod. L. lobatus lobed < Late L. lobus lobe < Gr. λοβος lobos lobe.
● "78. TRINGA.  ...  tobata.  5. T. rostro subulato apice inflexo, pedibus virescentibus lobatis, abdomine albido.  Tringa fusca, pedibus fulicæ. Edw. av. 143. t. 143. & 46. t. 46.  Habitat in America septentrionali, Lapponia.  Rostrum tenuissimum est; procellosa tempestate natat gregaria.   ...   EMENDANDA.  ...  pag. 148. lin. 5    tobata lege lobata." (Linnaeus 1758) (Phalaropus).