Southern Pochard / Netta erythrophthalma

Southern Pochard / Netta erythrophthalma

Southern Pochard

SCI Name:  Netta erythrophthalma
Protonym:  Anas erythrophthalma Beitr.Naturgesch.Brasil. 4 Pt2 p.929
Category:  Anseriformes / Anatidae /
Taxonomy Code:  soupoc1
Type Locality:  Lagoa do Brago, Villa de Belmonte, eastern Brazil.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1833
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

NETTA
(Anatidae; Ϯ Red-crested Pochard N. rufina) Gr. νηττα nētta or νησσα nēssa  duck. In Gr. myth. Nēssa was one of the Pierides, who, having failed to best the Muses in a singing contest, was transformed into a duck. "1. Anas rufina  ...  1. Hollenente. Netta*)  E[ntwickelung]. Wie gewöhnlich.  Ch[arakter]. Sehr große Moorenten mit breiter, dicker Holle.  L[ebensart]. Hierin gleichen sie den Moorenten.  ...  *) νηττα, Ente.   ...   271. Netta (A. rufina)." (Kaup 1829); "Netta Kaup, Skizz. Entw.-Gesch. Eur. Thierw., 1829, p. 102 [, 196]. Type, by monotypy, Anas rufina Pallas." (Peters 1931, I, 173).
Synon. BrantaCallichen, Mergoides, Metopiana, Metopias, Phaeonetta, Phoeoaythia.

erythrophtalma / erythrophtalmus / erythrophthalma / erythrophthalmos / erythrophthalmus
Gr. ερυθρος eruthros  red; οφθαλμος ophthalmos  eye.
● "98. FRINGILLA.  ...  erythrophthalma.  8. F. nigra rubro relucens, abdomine rufescente, macula alarum alba.  P. niger, oculis rubris. Catesb. car. I. p. 34. t. 34.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (Pipilo).

SUBSPECIES

Southern Pochard (erythrophthalma)
SCI Name: Netta erythrophthalma erythrophthalma
erythrophtalma / erythrophtalmus / erythrophthalma / erythrophthalmos / erythrophthalmus
Gr. ερυθρος eruthros  red; οφθαλμος ophthalmos  eye.
● "98. FRINGILLA.  ...  erythrophthalma.  8. F. nigra rubro relucens, abdomine rufescente, macula alarum alba.  P. niger, oculis rubris. Catesb. car. I. p. 34. t. 34.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (Pipilo).

Southern Pochard (brunnea)
SCI Name: Netta erythrophthalma brunnea
brunnea
Mod. L. brunneus  brown  < Med. L. brunius  brown.