Sumatran Trogon / Harpactes mackloti

Sumatran Trogon / Harpactes mackloti

Sumatran Trogon

SCI Name:  Harpactes mackloti
Protonym:  Trogon Mackloti Tijdschr.Nat.Gesch.Phys. 2(1835) p.336 pl.IV[=VIII] fig.1
Taxonomy:  Trogoniformes / Trogonidae /
Taxonomy Code:  sumtro1
Type Locality:  Mt. Singgalang, Sumatra.
Publish Year:  1836
IUCN Status:  


(Trogonidae; Ϯ Malabar Trogon H. fasciatus) Gr. ἁρπακτης harpaktēs  robber  < ἁρπαζω harpazō  to rob; alluding to the heavy bodies and strong, deeply notched bills of these oriental trogons; "SUB-GENERA.  ...  3. Bill entire. Inhabits tropical Asia.   HARPACTES, Sw." (Swainson 1833); "Harpactes, Sw.  Bill stronger: both mandibles deeply notched at their tips, but the margins smooth. Nostrils partially naked. Tarsus only half feathered. The anterior toes less united.  Tropical Asia.  The conirostral type.   Malabaricus. Gould, Mon.   erythrocephalus. Ib.   Gouldii. (Sw.) P. C. 121.   Temminckii. P. Col. 321.   Duvaucellii. Ib. 291.   Diardi. Ib. 54." (Swainson 1837); "Harpactes Swainson, Zool. Illustr. (2), 3, 1832-33 (1833), p. 107 (in key). Diagnosis only, no type or included species. Species added, Swainson, Classif. Bds., 2, 1837, p. 337. Type, by subsequent designation, Trogon malabaricus Gould.(Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 10.)   ...   2 This name is not antedated by Harpactes Templeton, Zool. Journ., 5, 1829-1834, p. 401, since the part of the Zool. Journ. containing that name was not published until Nov. or Dec. 1835." (Peters, 1945, V, p. 161).
Var. Harpactor.
Synon. Duvaucelius, Hapalurus, Oreskios, Pyrotrogon.

mackloti / macklotii
Dr Heinrich Christian Macklot (1799-1832) German naturalist, taxidermist, collector in the East Indies and New Guinea 1826-1832 (Apalharpactes, syn. Dicaeum maugei, Erythropitta, syn. Mulleripicus pulverulentus).