Sarus Crane / Antigone antigone

Sarus Crane / Antigone antigone

Sarus Crane

SCI Name:  Antigone antigone
Protonym:  Ardea Antigone Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.142
Category:  Gruiformes / Gruidae /
Taxonomy Code:  sarcra1
Type Locality:  Asia = Farther India, as restricted by Hartert, antea, p. 1820.
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Publish Year:  1758
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ANTIGONE
(Gruidae; Ϯ Sarus Crane A. antigone) Specific name Ardea antigone Linnaeus, 1758; "Genera et Species typicae.  ...  3 *Antigone RCHB. torquata (Grus — Vieill.) R.  Ic. Av. t. 214, ic. 428. t. 218. ic. 1239—40." (Reichenbach 1852); "Antigone Reichenbach, 1853, Avium Systema Naturale, p. XXIII.  Type, by original designation and tautonymy, Grus torquata Vieillot, 1817 = Ardea antigone Linnaeus, 1758." (JAJ 2020). 
Var. AntigonaAngigone.
Synon. Baeopteryx.

antigone
Gr. myth. Antigone, daughter of King Laomedon of Troy, who was metamorphosed into a stork for presuming to compare herself to the goddess Hera. Linnaeus confused this myth with that of Gerana, princess of the pygmies, who was changed into a crane by Hera for committing the same lèse-majesté; "76. ARDEA.  ...  Antigone.  6. A. capite nudo collarique papillosos, corpore cinerea, remigibus nigris.  Grus major indica. Edw. av. 45. t. 45.  Habitat in Asia.  Pone oculos macula parva alba, & vertex albus." (Linnaeus 1758) (Antigone).

ANTIGONE
(Gruidae; Ϯ Sarus Crane A. antigone) Specific name Ardea antigone Linnaeus, 1758; "Genera et Species typicae.  ...  3 *Antigone RCHB. torquata (Grus — Vieill.) R.  Ic. Av. t. 214, ic. 428. t. 218. ic. 1239—40." (Reichenbach 1852); "Antigone Reichenbach, 1853, Avium Systema Naturale, p. XXIII.  Type, by original designation and tautonymy, Grus torquata Vieillot, 1817 = Ardea antigone Linnaeus, 1758." (JAJ 2020). 
Var. AntigonaAngigone.
Synon. Baeopteryx.

antigone
Gr. myth. Antigone, daughter of King Laomedon of Troy, who was metamorphosed into a stork for presuming to compare herself to the goddess Hera. Linnaeus confused this myth with that of Gerana, princess of the pygmies, who was changed into a crane by Hera for committing the same lèse-majesté; "76. ARDEA.  ...  Antigone.  6. A. capite nudo collarique papillosos, corpore cinerea, remigibus nigris.  Grus major indica. Edw. av. 45. t. 45.  Habitat in Asia.  Pone oculos macula parva alba, & vertex albus." (Linnaeus 1758) (Antigone).

SUBSPECIES

Sarus Crane (antigone)
SCI Name: Antigone antigone antigone
ANTIGONE
(Gruidae; Ϯ Sarus Crane A. antigone) Specific name Ardea antigone Linnaeus, 1758; "Genera et Species typicae.  ...  3 *Antigone RCHB. torquata (Grus — Vieill.) R.  Ic. Av. t. 214, ic. 428. t. 218. ic. 1239—40." (Reichenbach 1852); "Antigone Reichenbach, 1853, Avium Systema Naturale, p. XXIII.  Type, by original designation and tautonymy, Grus torquata Vieillot, 1817 = Ardea antigone Linnaeus, 1758." (JAJ 2020). 
Var. AntigonaAngigone.
Synon. Baeopteryx.

Sarus Crane (sharpii)
SCI Name: Antigone antigone sharpii
sharpii
Dr Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1847-1909) British ornithologist at BMNH 1872-1909, founder member of BOC 1892 (syn. Accipiter fasciatus polycryptus, subsp. Antigone antigone, Apalis, syn. Apus horus, subsp. Argya rubiginosa, syn. Bradornis boehmiBycanistes, subsp. Corvus corone, subsp. Crithagra sulphurata, subsp. Dendropicos fuscescens, subsp. Lonchura castaneothorax, syn. Megaceryle maxima gigantea, syn. Melaenornis pallidus bowdleri, Mirafra, syn. Nesocharis capistrata, syn. Pelecanus onocrotalus, Pholia, subsp. Ploceus baglafecht, syn. Pternistis clappertoni, syn. Streptopelia turtur rufescens, syn. Urocissa flavirostris cucullata) (see sharpei).

Sarus Crane (gillae)
SCI Name: Antigone antigone gillae
gillae
Mrs H. B. Gill (fl. 1989) Australian field-ornithologist (subsp. Antigone antigone).