Scripps’s Murrelet / Synthliboramphus scrippsi

Scripps\'s Murrelet / Synthliboramphus scrippsi

Scripps's Murrelet

SCI Name:  Synthliboramphus scrippsi
Protonym:  Endomychura hypoleuca scrippsi Condor 41 p.28
Category:  Charadriiformes / Alcidae /
Taxonomy Code:  xanmur2
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Publish Year:  1939
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DEFINITIONS

SYNTHLIBORAMPHUS
(Alcidae; Ϯ Ancient Murrelet S. antiquus) Gr. συνθλιβω sunthlibō  to compress  < συν sun, συμ sum  together; θλιβω thlibō  to squeeze; ῥαμφος rhamphos  bill; "b. Subgen. Synthliboramphus Nob.  Rostrum breve, altum dilatatum, a latere inspectum fere ovale.   Spec. 5. Synthliboramphus antiquus Nob. — Alca antiqua Lath.; Uria antiqua Pall.   Spec. 6. Synthliboramphus Temminckii Nob. — Uria Wumizusume Temm. planch. col. tab. 579." (Brandt 1837); "Synthliboramphus M. Brandt, Bull. Sci. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersb., 2, 1837, col. 347. Type, by subsequent designation, Alca antiqua Gmelin. (G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 77.)" (Peters 1934, II, 356).
Var. Synthliborhamphus, Syntliborhamphus.
Synon. Endomychura, Micruria, Rhamphosynthlipsis.

scrippsae / scrippsi
● Ellen Browning Scripps (1836-1932) English/US philanthropist, newspaper owner, founder of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, California 1903 (syn. Dendrocopos villosus hyloscopus).
● Robert Paine Scripps (1895-1938) US newspaper owner (Synthliboramphus).