Spotted Wood-Quail / Odontophorus guttatus

Spotted Wood-Quail / Odontophorus guttatus

Spotted Wood-Quail

SCI Name:  Odontophorus guttatus
Protonym:  Ortyx guttata Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1837) (1837), Pt5 no.56 p.79
Category:  Galliformes / Odontophoridae /
Taxonomy Code:  spwqua1
Type Locality:  'Bay of Honduras.''
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Publish Year:  1838
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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.

guttatum / guttatus
L. guttatus spotted, speckled  < gutta  spot, drop.
● ex “Esparvero pardo y goteado” (= ☼) of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 24 (syn. Accipiter bicolor pileatus).
● ex “Perroquet Amazone varié du Brésil” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 120 (?syn. Amazona ochrocephalus).
● ex “Grimpar Picucule” of Levaillant 1807 (Xiphorhynchus).