Tooth-billed Bowerbird / Scenopoeetes dentirostris

Tooth-billed Bowerbird / Scenopoeetes dentirostris

Tooth-billed Bowerbird

SCI Name:  Scenopoeetes dentirostris
Protonym:  Scenopoeus dentirostris Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1875) (1875), Pt4 p.591
Category:  Passeriformes / Ptilonorhynchidae /
Taxonomy Code:  tobcat2
Type Locality:  Bellenden Ker Range (3,000^,000 feet). North Queensland.
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Publish Year:  1876
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DEFINITIONS

SCENOPOEETES
(Ptilonorhynchidae; Ϯ Tooth-billed Bowerbird S. dentirostris) Gr. σκηνη skēnē  stage, tent; ποιητης poiētēs  maker  < ποιεω poieō  to make (see Scenopoeus);"Scenopœetes dentirostris. — A new generic name seems to be required for the Tooth-billed Bowerbird of Australia, as Scenopœus of Ramsay, 1875, is preoccupied in entomology by Scenopœus, Agassiz, 1847 (= Scenopinus, Latreille, 1802)." (Coues 1891).
Var. Scenopooetus.
Synon. Scenopoeus, Tectonornis.

dentirostris
L. dens, dentis  tooth; -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak.