Tibetan Partridge / Perdix hodgsoniae

Tibetan Partridge / Perdix hodgsoniae

Tibetan Partridge

SCI Name:  Perdix hodgsoniae
Protonym:  Sacfa Hodgsoniae J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal 25 p.165,pl.
Category:  Galliformes / Phasianidae /
Taxonomy Code:  tibpar1
Type Locality:  Tibet.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1856
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PERDIX
(Phasianidae; Ϯ Grey Partridge P. perdix) L. perdix, perdicis  partridge  < Gr. περδιξ perdix, περδικος perdikos  partridge (cf. Gr. myth. Perdix, noted artist and skilled craftsman, nephew of the jealous Daedalus, by whom he was murdered, then metamosphosed into a partridge); "Perdix. Genus 6.  ...  Genus Perdicis.  Le genre du Perdrix  ...  **1. LA PERDRIX GRISE  ...  PERDIX CINEREA" (Brisson 1760): based on "Perdix" or "Perdix cinerea" of many authors; "Perdix Brisson, Orn., 1, 1760, p. 26, 219. Type, by tautonymy, Perdix cinerea Brisson = Tetrao perdix Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 87).
Var. PerdizPerdrix.
Synon. Sacfa, Starna.

perdix
L. perdix, perdicis  partridge  < Gr. περδιξ perdix, περδικος perdikos  partridge.
● “Magnitudine Perdicis s. C. Columba minor et probe distincta atque constans species” (Pallas 1811) (Brachyramphus).
● "Rhynchotus perdix ("Molina") Gray (and Mitchell), Gen. Bds., 3, p. [525], 1844—new name for Crypturus perdicarius Kittlitz; Pelzeln, Reise Novara, 1, Vögel, p. 113, 1865—Chile." (Hellmayr & Conover 1942, XIII, 88) (syn. Nothoprocta perdicaria).
● "91. TETRAO.  ...  Perdix.  9. T. pedibus nudis, macula nuda coccinea pone oculos, cauda ferruginea, sterno brunneo. Fn. svec. 172.  Perdix cinerea. Aldr. orn. l. 13. c. 19. Jonst. av. 68. t. 27. f. 1. Will. orn. 119. t. 29. Raj. av. 57. Alb. av. l. p. 25. t. 27.  Habitat in Europæ agrisHyeme habitat intra fossas nivis utraque extremitate apertas." (Linnaeus 1758) (Perdix).

hodgsoni / hodgsoniae / hodgsonii / hodgsonis
● Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800-1894) English diplomat, Assistant Commissioner for Kumaon 1819-1820, Assistant Resident/Resident to Nepal 1820-1844, ethnologist, naturalist (syn. Aethopyga saturata, Anthus, syn. Aquila chrysaetos daphanea, Batrachostomus, subsp. Buteo buteo, syn. Caprimulgus macrurus albonotatus, Certhia, syn. Chloropsis aurifrons, syn. Chrysococcyx maculatus, syn. Cochoa purpurea, Columba, syn. Dendrocopos darjellensis, subsp. Dryocopus javensis, Ficedula, syn. Ficedula erithacus, syn. Harpactes erythrocephalus, syn. Hodgsonius phaenicuroides, syn. Motacilla alba leucopsis, syn. Oriolus xanthornusPhoenicurus, Prinia, subsp. Psilopogon lineatus, syn. Psittacula himalayana, syn. Strix newarensis, Tickellia, syn. Turdus viscivorus, syn. Zoothera mollissima).
● Anne Hodgson née Scott (?1816-1868) first wife of English diplomat and naturalist Brian H. Hodgson (Perdix).

SUBSPECIES

Tibetan Partridge (sifanica)
SCI Name: Perdix hodgsoniae sifanica
sifanica
Chinese Si-fan  western barbarians, a region and people of the Kansu/Tibetan borderlands. The term was also applied generally to the peoples of Tibet.

Tibetan Partridge (caraganae)
SCI Name: Perdix hodgsoniae caraganae
caraganae
Botanical genus Caragana Fabricius, 1763, peashrub, found in Central Asia and Siberia.

Tibetan Partridge (hodgsoniae)
SCI Name: Perdix hodgsoniae hodgsoniae
hodgsoni / hodgsoniae / hodgsonii / hodgsonis
● Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800-1894) English diplomat, Assistant Commissioner for Kumaon 1819-1820, Assistant Resident/Resident to Nepal 1820-1844, ethnologist, naturalist (syn. Aethopyga saturata, Anthus, syn. Aquila chrysaetos daphanea, Batrachostomus, subsp. Buteo buteo, syn. Caprimulgus macrurus albonotatus, Certhia, syn. Chloropsis aurifrons, syn. Chrysococcyx maculatus, syn. Cochoa purpurea, Columba, syn. Dendrocopos darjellensis, subsp. Dryocopus javensis, Ficedula, syn. Ficedula erithacus, syn. Harpactes erythrocephalus, syn. Hodgsonius phaenicuroides, syn. Motacilla alba leucopsis, syn. Oriolus xanthornusPhoenicurus, Prinia, subsp. Psilopogon lineatus, syn. Psittacula himalayana, syn. Strix newarensis, Tickellia, syn. Turdus viscivorus, syn. Zoothera mollissima).
● Anne Hodgson née Scott (?1816-1868) first wife of English diplomat and naturalist Brian H. Hodgson (Perdix).