Tawny-breasted Tinamou / Nothocercus julius

Tawny-breasted Tinamou / Nothocercus julius

Tawny-breasted Tinamou

SCI Name:  Nothocercus julius
Protonym:  Tinamus julius Compt.Rend. 38 p.663
Category:  Tinamiformes / Tinamidae /
Taxonomy Code:  tabtin1
Type Locality:  Colombia; restricted to vicinity of Bogota by Blake, 1955, Fieldiana, Zool., 37, p. 15.
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Publish Year:  1854
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DEFINITIONS

NOTHOCERCUS
(Tinamidae; Ϯ Tawny-breasted Tinamou N. julius) Gr. νοθος nothos  spurious; κερκος kerkos  tail; "Subfamilia 23. Tinaminæ.  Af. CRYPTUREÆ.   ...   98. Nothocercus, Bp.   330. bourcieri, Bp.   331. julius, Bp.   332. delattrii, Bp. (cinnamomeus? Less.)   333. sallæi, Bp.   334. noctivagus, Wied. (zabele, Spix.)   335. variegatus, Gm.   336. atricapillus, Tschudi" (Bonaparte 1856); "Nothocercus Bonaparte, Comp. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 42, 1856, p. 881. Type, by subsequent designation, Tinamus julius Bonaparte (Salvadori, Cat. Bds. Brit. Mus., 27, 1895, p. 509.)" (Peters 1931, I, 14).
Var. Nothocernus.

julius
Jules Pierre Verreaux (1808-1873) French natural history dealer (Nothocercus).