Waved Albatross / Phoebastria irrorata

Waved Albatross / Phoebastria irrorata

Waved Albatross

SCI Name:  Phoebastria irrorata
Protonym:  Diomedea irrorata Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt3 p.430
Category:  Procellariiformes / Diomedeidae /
Taxonomy Code:  wavalb
Type Locality:  Callao Bay, Peru.
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Publish Year:  1883
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DEFINITIONS

PHOEBASTRIA
(Diomedeidae; Ϯ Short-tailed Albatross P. albatrus) Gr. φοιβαστρια phoibastria  prophetess  < φοιβος phoibos  prophet (see Phoebetria); "Genera et Species typicæ.  ...   4. a. *Phoebastria Rchb. brachyura (Diomedea - T.) Rchb.  Ic. Av. t. 26. ic. 345. t. 27. ic. 2616." (Reichenbach 1853); "Phoebastria Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat., p. v, "1852" (= 1853)—type, by monotypy [= by original designation], Diomedea brachyura Temminck = Diomedea albatrus Pallas." (Hellmayr & Conover 1948, XIII, 41).
Var. Phaebastria.
Synon. Galapagornis, Julietata, Laysanornis, Penthirenia.

irrorata / irroratus
L. irroratus  bedewed, sprinkled  < irrorare  to bedew  < in  towards; rorare  to bedew.