Rüppell’s Bustard / Eupodotis rueppelii

Rüppell\'s Bustard / Eupodotis rueppelii

Rüppell's Bustard

SCI Name:  Eupodotis rueppelii
Protonym:  Otis Rüppelii Oefv.Vet.-Akad.Forh. 13 p.174
Category:  Otidiformes / Otididae /
Taxonomy Code:  ruebus1
Type Locality:  Damaraland, type from Onanis.
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Publish Year:  1856
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DEFINITIONS

EUPODOTIS
(Otididae; Ϯ Senegal Bustard E. senegalensis) Gr. ευπους eupous, ευποδος eupodos  swift of foot  < ευ eu  perfection; πους pous, ποδος podos  foot; ωτις ōtis, ωτιδος ōtidos  bustard; "14e genre OUTARDE, Otis, L.  ...  3e sous-genre Eupodotis.  Quatorze espèces: O. rhaad, O. arabs, O. afra, O. afraoides, O. Denhami, O. nuba, O. caffra, O. cœrulescens, O. Vigorsii, O. melanogaster, O. ferox, O. scolopacea, O. Senegalensis, O. nigriceps." (Lesson 1839); "Eupodotis Lesson, Rev. Zool., 1839, p. 47. Type, by subsequent designation, Otis rhaad Rüppell not of Gmelin = Otis senegalensis Vieillot. (Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 64.)" (Peters, 1934, II, p. 222).
Synon. Trachelotis.

rueppelii / rueppelli / rueppellii
Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon Rüppell (1794-1884) German zoologist, explorer in north-east Africa and the Middle East (syn. Accipiter badius sphenurus, syn. Ardea alba melanorhyncha, syn. Galerida theklae praetermissaGyps, Heterotetrax, syn. Leptoptilos crumeniferus, subsp. Onychognathus morio, syn. Plectropterus gambensis, syn. Plocepasser superciliosus, Poicephalus, syn. Prinia buchanani, syn. Pternistis clappertoni, syn. Tachymarptis aequatorialis, syn. Xiphidiopicus percussus).

SUBSPECIES

Rüppell's Bustard (rueppelii)
SCI Name: Eupodotis rueppelii rueppelii
rueppelii / rueppelli / rueppellii
Wilhelm Peter Eduard Simon Rüppell (1794-1884) German zoologist, explorer in north-east Africa and the Middle East (syn. Accipiter badius sphenurus, syn. Ardea alba melanorhyncha, syn. Galerida theklae praetermissaGyps, Heterotetrax, syn. Leptoptilos crumeniferus, subsp. Onychognathus morio, syn. Plectropterus gambensis, syn. Plocepasser superciliosus, Poicephalus, syn. Prinia buchanani, syn. Pternistis clappertoni, syn. Tachymarptis aequatorialis, syn. Xiphidiopicus percussus).

Rüppell's Bustard (fitzsimonsi)
SCI Name: Eupodotis rueppelii fitzsimonsi
fitzsimonsi
Frederick William Fitzsimons (1870-1951) Irish/South African herpetologist, conservationist, Director of Port Elizabeth Mus. 1906-1936 (subsp. Heterotetrax rueppellii, syn. Ochrospiza atrogularis semideserti).