Tibetan Snowcock / Tetraogallus tibetanus

Tibetan Snowcock / Tetraogallus tibetanus

Tibetan Snowcock

SCI Name:  Tetraogallus tibetanus
Protonym:  Tetraogallus Tibetanus Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1853) (1853), Pt21 no.250 p.47
Category:  Galliformes / Phasianidae /
Taxonomy Code:  tibsno1
Type Locality:  Tibet, type from Ladak.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1854
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

TETRAOGALLUS
(Phasianidae; Ϯ Himalayan Snowcock T. himalayensis) Compound of genera Tetrao Linnaeus, 1758, grouse, and Gallus Brisson, 1760, fowl; "NIGELL'S PHEASANT-GROUSE. TETRAOGALLUS NIGELLII Gray [pl. 46]" (J. Gray 1832); "Tetraogallus J. E. Gray, in Hardwicke's Ill. Ind. Zool., 2, pt. 11, 1832, pl. 46. Type, by monotypy, Tetraogallus nigellii J. E. Gray (not Lophophorus nigelli Jardine and Selby) = Tetraogallus himalayensis G. R. Gray." (Peters 1934, II, 60).
Var. Setraogallus.
Synon. Chourtka, Megaloperdix, Montigallus, Oreotetrax.

tibetana / tibetanum / tibetanus
Tibet.
● ex “Paon du Thibet” of Brisson 1760, “Chinquis” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Thibet Peacock” of Latham 1783 (syn. Polyplectron bicalcaratum).

SUBSPECIES

Tibetan Snowcock (tibetanus)
SCI Name: Tetraogallus tibetanus tibetanus
tibetana / tibetanum / tibetanus
Tibet.
● ex “Paon du Thibet” of Brisson 1760, “Chinquis” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Thibet Peacock” of Latham 1783 (syn. Polyplectron bicalcaratum).

Tibetan Snowcock (przewalskii)
SCI Name: Tetraogallus tibetanus przewalskii
przewalskii
Gen. Nikolai Mikhailovich Przhevalsky (1839-1888) Russian Army, explorer, naturalist in Central Asia (subsp. Cinclus cinclus, subsp. Eremophila longirostris, Grallaria, syn. Lanius excubitor homeyeri, syn. Loxia curvirostra tianschanica, subsp. Saxicola torquatus, Sinosuthora, Sitta, subsp. Tetraogallus tibetanus).

Tibetan Snowcock (aquilonifer)
SCI Name: Tetraogallus tibetanus aquilonifer
aquilonifer
L. aquilo, aquilonis north; ferre to produce (cf. aquilifer eagle-bearer, standard-bearer).

Tibetan Snowcock (henrici)
SCI Name: Tetraogallus tibetanus henrici
henrici / henricii
● Henri Philippe Marie Prince d’Orléans (1867-1901) French explorer, collector in Siberia, Tibet, China, Indochina and tropical Africa (subsp. Alophoixus pallidus, subsp. Arborophila brunneopectus, subsp. Carpodacus sibiricus, syn. Leptopoecile sophiae, Montifringilla, syn. Parus major bokharensis (Björn Bergenholtz and Laurent Raty in litt.), subsp. Tetraogallus tibetanus, Trochalopteron).
● Heinrich Kühn (1860-1906) German explorer, collector in the East Indies (Ficedula, subsp. Rhipidura dryas).
● Dr John Henry Gould (1830-1855) Assistant-Surgeon with Hon. East India Co., Bombay, artist, naturalist, eldest son of ornithologist and publisher John Gould (Laurent Raty in litt.) (subsp. Francolinus francolinus).
● Henry Whitely, Jr. (1844-1892) English collector in Japan and tropical America (Björn Bergenholtz in litt.) (syn. Heliangelus strophianus).
● = Heliodoxa jacula henryi
● Augustin Henri Delattre or De Lattre (1800-1876) French artist, brother of Adolphe Delattre (syn. Lampornis amethystinus).
● Henrik Grönvold (1858-1940) Danish naturalist, taxidermist, bird artist (subsp. Mirafra africana).
● Lt.-Col. Henri Albert Freiherr von Henrici (?1782-1838) Austrian Army, cartographer in the service of the Dutch in the East Indies 1820-1838 (Psilopogon).