Rouget’s Rail / Rougetius rougetii

Rouget\'s Rail / Rougetius rougetii

Rouget's Rail

SCI Name:  Rougetius rougetii
Protonym:  Rallus Rougetii Rev.Zool. 6 p.322
Category:  Gruiformes / Rallidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rourai1
Type Locality:  Ethiopia.
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Publish Year:  1843
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DEFINITIONS

ROUGETIUS
(Rallidae; Ϯ Rouget's Rail R. rougetii) Dr. Jules Rouget (d. 1841) French physician, explorer, collector in Abyssinia 1839-1841 (cf. specific name Rallus rougetii Guérin-Méneville, 1843); "112. Rougetius, Bp.   336. abyssinicus, Rupp. (R. rougeti, Guérin.)   337. gularis, Cuv. nec Jard. (cuvieri, Pucher.)   338. bernieri, Bp. (cuvieri ex Madag. Puch.)" (Bonaparte 1856); "Rougetius Bonaparte, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 43, 1856, p. 599. Type, by tautonymy, Rallus abyssinicus Rüppell = Rallus rougetii Guérin-Méneville." (Peters 1934, II, 171).
Synon. Calamodromus.

rougetii
Dr Jules Rouget (d. 1841) French physician, explorer, collector in Abyssinia 1839-1841 (Rougetius).