Tacarcuna Wood-Quail / Odontophorus dialeucos

Tacarcuna Wood-Quail / Odontophorus dialeucos

Tacarcuna Wood-Quail

SCI Name:  Odontophorus dialeucos
Protonym:  Odontophorus dialeucos Smiths.Misc.Coll. 145 no.6 p.5
Category:  Galliformes / Odontophoridae /
Taxonomy Code:  tawqua1
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Publish Year:  1963
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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.

dialeucos
L. dialeucos  intermixed with white, whitish  < Gr. διαλευκος dialeukos  quite white  < δια- dia-  thoroughly-; λευκος leukos  white.