Spot-winged Wood-Quail / Odontophorus capueira

Spot-winged Wood-Quail / Odontophorus capueira

Spot-winged Wood-Quail

SCI Name:  Odontophorus capueira
Protonym:  Perdix capueira Av.Sp.Nov.Brasil. 2 p.59 pl.76a
Category:  Galliformes / Odontophoridae /
Taxonomy Code:  swwqua1
Type Locality:  Rio de Janeiro and Minas Geraes.''
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Publish Year:  1825
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ODONTOPHORUS
(Odontophoridae; Ϯ Marbled Wood Quail O. gujanensis) Gr. οδοντοφορος odontophoros  bearing teeth  < οδους odous, οδοντος odontos  tooth; φερω pherō  to carry; "188. TOCRO, Odontophorus.  Tetrao, Linn. Gm.  Perdix, Lath.  Bec nu à la base, convexe en dessus, très-comprimé, crochu vers le bout; mandibule inférieure bidentée près la pointe. — Orbites et lorum nus. — Queue arrondie. — Rectrices 12.    Esp. Tocro, Buff." (Vieillot 1816); "Odontophorus Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 51. Type, by monotypy, "Tocro," Buffon = Tetrao gujanensis Gmelin." (Peters 1934, II, 51).
Var. Odonthophorus, Dentophorus (L. dens, dentis  tooth).
Synon. Strophiortyx.

capueira
Brazilian Portuguese name Capueira for a forest partridge  < Tupí Caapora or Corupira  spirit of the woods, forest dweller; "PERDIX CAPUEIRA.  ...  Habitat in sylvis Rio de Janeiro et Minas Geraës proximis, vesperam nec non noctem cantu gallinaceo indicans; foemina mare minor, ab incolis Capueira vel Caproh, ab authoribus Perdix guianensis et dentata dicta." (von Spix 1825) (Odontophorus).

SUBSPECIES

Spot-winged Wood-Quail (plumbeicollis)
SCI Name: Odontophorus capueira plumbeicollis
plumbeicollis
L. plumbeus  plumbeous  < plumbum  lead; Mod. L. -collis  -necked, -throated  < L. collum  neck.

Spot-winged Wood-Quail (capueira)
SCI Name: Odontophorus capueira capueira
capueira
Brazilian Portuguese name Capueira for a forest partridge  < Tupí Caapora or Corupira  spirit of the woods, forest dweller; "PERDIX CAPUEIRA.  ...  Habitat in sylvis Rio de Janeiro et Minas Geraës proximis, vesperam nec non noctem cantu gallinaceo indicans; foemina mare minor, ab incolis Capueira vel Caproh, ab authoribus Perdix guianensis et dentata dicta." (von Spix 1825) (Odontophorus).