Rufous-breasted Wood-Quail / Odontophorus speciosus

Rufous-breasted Wood-Quail / Odontophorus speciosus

Rufous-breasted Wood-Quail

SCI Name:  Odontophorus speciosus
Protonym:  Odontophorus speciosus Arch.Naturgesch. 9 p.387
Category:  Galliformes / Odontophoridae /
Taxonomy Code:  rbwqua1
Type Locality:  'In sylvis apud flumina Ajmamayo et Chanchomayo,'' Peru.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1843
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ODONTOPHORUS
(Odontophoridae; Ϯ Marbled Wood Quail O. gujanensis) Gr. οδοντοφορος odontophoros  bearing teeth  < οδους odous, οδοντος odontos  tooth; φερω pherō  to carry; "188. TOCRO, Odontophorus.  Tetrao, Linn. Gm.  Perdix, Lath.  Bec nu à la base, convexe en dessus, très-comprimé, crochu vers le bout; mandibule inférieure bidentée près la pointe. — Orbites et lorum nus. — Queue arrondie. — Rectrices 12.    Esp. Tocro, Buff." (Vieillot 1816); "Odontophorus Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 51. Type, by monotypy, "Tocro," Buffon = Tetrao gujanensis Gmelin." (Peters 1934, II, 51).
Var. Odonthophorus, Dentophorus (L. dens, dentis  tooth).
Synon. Strophiortyx.

speciosa / speciosum / speciosus
L. speciosus  splendid, beautiful, brilliant  < species  beauty, appearance  < specere  to look at.
● ex “Manucode à bouquets” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Magnificent Paradise-bird” of Latham 1783 (syn. Diphyllodes magnificus).
● ex “Grand Promérops à paremens frisés” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Epimachus fastuosus).
● ex “Pigeon-ramier de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 213, “Ramiret” of de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Scallop-necked Pigeon” of Latham 1783 (Patagioenas).
● ex “Black-and-Scarlet Thrush” of Latham 1787 (Pericrocotus).
● ex “Moineau de la côte d’Afrique” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 203, fig. 1 (syn. Pytilia melba).

SUBSPECIES

Rufous-breasted Wood-Quail (soderstromii)
SCI Name: Odontophorus speciosus soderstromii

Rufous-breasted Wood-Quail (speciosus)
SCI Name: Odontophorus speciosus speciosus
speciosa / speciosum / speciosus
L. speciosus  splendid, beautiful, brilliant  < species  beauty, appearance  < specere  to look at.
● ex “Manucode à bouquets” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Magnificent Paradise-bird” of Latham 1783 (syn. Diphyllodes magnificus).
● ex “Grand Promérops à paremens frisés” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Epimachus fastuosus).
● ex “Pigeon-ramier de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 213, “Ramiret” of de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Scallop-necked Pigeon” of Latham 1783 (Patagioenas).
● ex “Black-and-Scarlet Thrush” of Latham 1787 (Pericrocotus).
● ex “Moineau de la côte d’Afrique” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 203, fig. 1 (syn. Pytilia melba).

Rufous-breasted Wood-Quail (loricatus)
SCI Name: Odontophorus speciosus loricatus
loricata / loricatus
L. loricatus  clothed in mail, breast-plated  < lorica  leather cuirass, metal breast-plate  < lorum, lori  strap (cf. Med. L. loricatus  man-at-arms).
● ex “Jacapú” of Marcgrave 1648 (Compsothraupis).
● ex “Picazúró” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 317 (syn. Patagioenas picazuro).