Rufous-sided Crake / Laterallus melanophaius

Rufous-sided Crake / Laterallus melanophaius

Rufous-sided Crake

SCI Name:  Laterallus melanophaius
Protonym:  Rallus melanophaius Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 28 p.549
Category:  Gruiformes / Rallidae /
Taxonomy Code:  ruscra1
Type Locality:  Paraguay, ex Azara.
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Publish Year:  1819
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DEFINITIONS

LATERALLUS
(Rallidae; Ϯ Rufous-sided Crake L. melanophaius) Portmanteau of specific combination Rallus lateralis (Lichtenstein, 1823) (= syn. Laterallus melanophaius) (see Crybastus); "d. Laterallus, Bp." (Bonaparte 1854 (nom. nud.)); "1997. LATERALLUS, Pr. B. 1854. (Rallus melanophaia, Vieill.)" (G. Gray 1855); "Laterallus "Pr. B." G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 120. Type, by monotypy, Rallus melanophaius Vieillot." (Peters 1934, II, 189).
Var. Lateiallus.
Synon. Corethura, Creciscus, Crybastus, Donacophilus, Laterirallus, Limnocrex, Thryocrex.

melanophaea / melanophaius
Gr. μελανοφαιος melanophaios  dark-grey  < μελας melas, μελανος  melanos  black; φαιος phaios  grey.
● ex “Ypacahá pardo obscuro” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 376 (Laterallus).

SUBSPECIES

Rufous-sided Crake (oenops)
SCI Name: Laterallus melanophaius oenops
oenops
● Gr. οινος oinos  wine; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos  eye (syn. Garrulus glandarius minor).
● Gr. οινος oinos  wine; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos  face (subsp. Laterallus melanophaius).
● Gr. οινωψ oinōps, οινωπος oinōpos  deep-red, wine-coloured (Patagioenas).

Rufous-sided Crake (melanophaius)
SCI Name: Laterallus melanophaius melanophaius
melanophaea / melanophaius
Gr. μελανοφαιος melanophaios  dark-grey  < μελας melas, μελανος  melanos  black; φαιος phaios  grey.
● ex “Ypacahá pardo obscuro” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 376 (Laterallus).