White-winged Flufftail / Sarothrura ayresi

White-winged Flufftail / Sarothrura ayresi

White-winged Flufftail

SCI Name:  Sarothrura ayresi
Protonym:  Coturnicops ayresi Ibis p.352 pl.7
Category:  Gruiformes / Sarothruridae /
Taxonomy Code:  whwflu1
Type Locality:  Transvaal, type from Potchefstroom.
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Publish Year:  1877
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DEFINITIONS

SAROTHRURA
(Sarothruridae; Ϯ Striped Flufftail S. affinis) Gr. σαρωτρον sarōtron  broom  < σαιρω sairō  to sweep; ουρα oura  tail; "Genus Sarothrura Heine [Corethrura Rchb. 1853 nec Gray 1846]." (Heine 1890); "Sarothrura Heine, in Heine and Reichenow, Nomencl. Mus. Hein. Orn., 1890, p. 319. New name for Corethrura Reichenbach, 1853 (not Corethrura Gray, 1846.) Type, by original designation, Gallinula jardinei A. Smith = Alecthelia lineata Swainson [= Crex affinis A. Smith]." (Peters 1934, II, 194).
Var. Saurothrura.
Synon. Alecthelia, Corethrura, Daseioura, Lemurolimnas.

ayresi / ayresii
● Thomas Ayres (1828-1913) English naturalist, brewer, big-game hunter, collector resident in South Africa 1850-1913, and Australia 1852-1854 (syn. Anaplectes rubricepsCisticola, Hieraaetus, syn. Ploceus angolensis, Sarothrura).
● Dr William Orville Ayres (1817-1887) US physician, ichthyologist (syn. Colaptes cafer).