Snares Island Snipe / Coenocorypha huegeli

Snares Island Snipe / Coenocorypha huegeli

Snares Island Snipe

SCI Name:  Coenocorypha huegeli
Protonym:  Gallinago huegeli Bull.Br.Orn.Club 1 p.47
Taxonomy:  Charadriiformes / Scolopacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  snisni1
Type Locality:  Snares Islands.
Publish Year:  1893
IUCN Status:  


(Scolopacidae; Ϯ Auckland Snipe C. aucklandica) Gr. κοινωσις koinōsis  mingling  < κοινοω  koinoō  to share; κορυφη koruphē  crown of the head; "Top of the head rufous, mixed with dark brown, with a narrow fulvous line down the middle" (G. Gray 1845); "CŒNOCORYPHA, G. R. Gr. 1854.  (Gallinago Aucklandicus, G. R. Gr.)" (G. Gray 1855); "Cœnocorypha Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Birds, before April 18th, 1855, p. 119.  Type (by original designation): Gallinago aucklandica Gray." (Mathews, 1927, Syst. Av. Austral., I, p. 180).
Synon. Holmesia.

huegeli / huegelii
● Anatole Andreas Aloys Freiherr von Hügel (1854-1928) Austrian anthropologist, collector, explorer (Coenocorypha).
● Carl Alexander Anselm Freiherr von Hügel (1795-1870) Austrian diplomat, botanist, explorer (syn. Orthotomus sutorius maculicollis).