Subantarctic Snipe / Coenocorypha aucklandica

Subantarctic Snipe / Coenocorypha aucklandica

Subantarctic Snipe

SCI Name:  Coenocorypha aucklandica
Protonym:  Gallinago aucklandica Voy.ErebusTerror 1 Birds p.13 pl.13
Category:  Charadriiformes / Scolopacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  subsni1
Type Locality:  Auckland Islands.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1845
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

COENOCORYPHA
(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.

aucklandica / aucklandicus
Auckland Is., Southern Ocean (named after William Eden 1st Baron Auckland of West Auckland (1745-1814), President of the Board of Trade).
● Snares Is. (syn. Coenocorypha huegeli).

SUBSPECIES

Subantarctic Snipe (aucklandica)
SCI Name: Coenocorypha aucklandica aucklandica
aucklandica / aucklandicus
Auckland Is., Southern Ocean (named after William Eden 1st Baron Auckland of West Auckland (1745-1814), President of the Board of Trade).
● Snares Is. (syn. Coenocorypha huegeli).

Subantarctic Snipe (meinertzhagenae)
SCI Name: Coenocorypha aucklandica meinertzhagenae
meinertzhagenae
Anne Constance Meinertzhagen née Jackson (1888-1928) British ornithologist, second wife of Col. R. Meinertzhagen (subsp. Coenocorypha aucklandica).

Subantarctic Snipe (perseverance)
SCI Name: Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance
perseverance
Sealing brig Perseverance, captained by Frederick Hasselborough, who discovered Campbell I., but drowned there in 1810.