Spotted Kingfisher / Actenoides lindsayi

Spotted Kingfisher / Actenoides lindsayi

Spotted Kingfisher

SCI Name:  Actenoides lindsayi
Protonym:  Dacelo Lindsayi Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt1 no.8 p.97
Category:  Coraciiformes / Alcedinidae /
Taxonomy Code:  spokin1
Type Locality:  Neighborhood of Manila, Philippine Islands.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1831
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ACTENOIDES
(Alcedinidae; Green-backed Kingfisher A. monachus) Gr. ακτις aktis, ακτινος aktinos  beam, brightness, splendour (cf. specific name Dacelo acteon Lesson, 1830 (= subsp. Halcyon leucocephala); cf. “Actenoïde variée” of Hombron & Jacquinot MS 1845); -οιδης -oidēs resembling; "Actenoides, Hombr. et Jacq. (Halcyon p. Gr.)  HALCYON ACTENOIDES, Gr. (Actenoides hombroni, Bp.) Voy. Pole Sud, Ois. t. 23. ex Oceania" (Bonaparte 1850); "ACTENOIDES Bonaparte, 1850 M — Actenoides hombroni Bonaparte, 1850; type by monotypy" (Dickinson and Remsen (eds.), H. & M. Complete Checklist, 4th ed., 2013, 1 (Non-passerines), p. 342).
Var. Aetenoides, Actenoide, Actinoides.
Synon. Astacophilus, Caridagrus, Dacelalcyon.

lindsayi
● Hugh Hamilton Lindsay MP (1802-1881) British civil servant, politician, naturalist, collector (Actenoides).
● Capt. the Hon. Walter Patrick Lindsay (1873-1936) British Army, civil engineer, collector (syn. Terpsiphone mutata pretiosa).
● See: lindesayii (syn. Alectura lathami)

SUBSPECIES

Spotted Kingfisher (lindsayi)
SCI Name: Actenoides lindsayi lindsayi
lindsayi
● Hugh Hamilton Lindsay MP (1802-1881) British civil servant, politician, naturalist, collector (Actenoides).
● Capt. the Hon. Walter Patrick Lindsay (1873-1936) British Army, civil engineer, collector (syn. Terpsiphone mutata pretiosa).
● See: lindesayii (syn. Alectura lathami)

Spotted Kingfisher (moseleyi)
SCI Name: Actenoides lindsayi moseleyi
moseleyi
● Prof. Edwin Lincoln Moseley (1865-1948) US naturalist, botanist, teacher, collector in the Philippines, China and Japan (subsp. Actenoides lindsayi).
● Prof. Henry Nottidge Moseley (1844-1891) British zoologist, explorer (Eudyptes).