Red Phalarope / Phalaropus fulicarius

Red Phalarope / Phalaropus fulicarius

Red Phalarope

SCI Name:  Phalaropus fulicarius
Protonym:  Tringa fulicaria Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.148
Category:  Charadriiformes / Scolopacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  redpha1
Type Locality:  Hudson Bay, ex Edwards, pi. 142.
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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.   

fulicana / fulicarius
L. fulica, fuliga  or fulix, fulicis  coot.
● ex “Grèbe-foulque” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Surinam Tern” of Brown 1776 (syn. Heliornis fulica).
● "78. TRINGA.  ...  Fulicaria.  6. T. rostro recto, pedibus lobatis subfuscis, abdomine ferrugineo.  Tringa fusca canadensis, membranis ad digitorum articulos. Edw. av. 142. t. 142.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (Phalaropus).