Western Red-billed Hornbill / Tockus kempi

Western Red-billed Hornbill / Tockus kempi

Western Red-billed Hornbill

SCI Name:  Tockus kempi
Protonym:  Tockus erythrorhynchus kempi Ostrich 71 p.363-366
Category:  Bucerotiformes / Bucerotidae /
Taxonomy Code:  wrbhor2
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Publish Year:  2000
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DEFINITIONS

TOCKUS
(Bucerotidae; Ϯ Red-billed Hornbill T. erythrorhynchus) "Les nègres du Sénégal lui ont donné le nom de tock, & nous avons cru devoir de lui conserver" (de Buffon 1770-1783) (cf. "Buceros galeatus [= Rhinoplax vigil] ... This species is called Toko ...  in Sumatra" (Raffles 1822)); "Sous-genre. TOCK; Tockus.  Bec recourbé, élevé, très-comprimé, à arête vive, à bords lisses et dentelés.   1. CALAO TOCK; Buceros erythrorhynchus, Briss., pl. 46, fig. 2. Enl., 260; Levaill., pl. 238; Buceros nasutus, Var. B.  ...  Habite le Sénégal" (Lesson 1830); "Tockus Lesson, Traité d'Orn., livr. 4, 1830, p. 252. Type, by subsequent designation, Buceros erythrorhynchus Brisson i.e. Temminck. (G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 50.)" (Peters 1945, V, 254).
Var. Toccus, Tocus (variant French name "Toc"), Poccus.
Synon. Alophius, Nototockus, Xanthorhynchus.

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● Robert "Robin" Kemp (1871-1949) English accountant, naturalist, collector in Sierra Leone 1902-1904, New Zealand 1906-1907, East Africa 1908-1909, Australia 1912-1914, and Argentina 1916-1917 (syn. Chalcophaps longirostris rogersi, syn. Chloebia gouldiae, subsp. Cinnyris chloropygius, subsp. Cracticus mentalis, syn. Dacelo leachii, syn. Egretta garzetta immaculata, subsp. Estrilda astrild, syn. Falco berigora, subsp. Kempiella griseoceps, Macrosphenus, syn. Myiagra ruficollis mimikae, syn. Myzomela erythrocephala infuscata, subsp. Philemon argenticeps, syn. Polyboroides typus pectoralis, syn. Puffinus elegans, syn. Rhipidura fuliginosa placabilis, syn. Rhipidura rufifrons, syn. Sterna sumatrana, subsp. Tockus erythrorhynchus).
● Dr Stanley Wells Kemp (1882-1945) British marine biologist, explorer, Superintendent of the Zoological Survey of India 1910-1924, Director of Plymouth Marine Laboratory 1936-1945 (syn. Rhipidura albicollis stanleyi).