Yellow-breasted Crake / Hapalocrex flaviventer

Yellow-breasted Crake / Hapalocrex flaviventer

Yellow-breasted Crake

SCI Name:  Hapalocrex flaviventer
Protonym:  Rallus flaviventer TablePlanchesEnlum. p.52
Category:  Gruiformes / Rallidae /
Taxonomy Code:  yebcra1
Type Locality:  Cayenne, ex Daubenton, pi. 847.
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Publish Year:  1783
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

HAPALOCREX
(Rallidae; Ϯ Yellow-breasted Crake H. flaviventer) Gr. ἁπαλος hapalos  delicate; κρεξ krex, κρεκος krekos  crake; "HAPALOCREX gen. nov. (Rallidæ)  TYPE: Rallus flaviventris Boddaert.  Very small Ralleæ (wing about 66-69 mm.) with longest feather of alula falling short of tips of longest primary coverts; bill nearly as long as head; toes very long (the combined length of first two phalanges of middle toe as long as tarsus, the hallux, without claw, half as long as tarsus), and with a white superciliary stripe and black loral stripe.   ('Aπαλος, delicate; κρεξ, a crake.)" (Ridgway 1922); "Hapalocrex Ridgway, 1920, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 72 (4), p. 3.  Type, by original designation and monotypy, Rallus flaviventris Boddaert, 1783." (JAJ 2021).

flaviventer / flaviventre / flaviventris
L. flavus  yellow, golden-yellow; venter, ventris  belly.
● ex “Ortolan à ventre jaune du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 664, fig. 2 (Emberiza).
● ex “Petit Râle de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 847 (Hapalocrex).
● ex "Ypacahá ceja blanca" of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 377 (syn. Hapalocrex flaviventer).
● ex “Coucou à ventre rayé de l’Île Panay” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Hierococcyx sparverioides).
● ex “Tachurí vientre amarillo” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 171 (Pseudocolopteryx).
● ex “Tangara tacheté de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 290, fig. 2 (syn. Tangara mexicana).

SUBSPECIES

Yellow-breasted Crake (gossii)
SCI Name: Hapalocrex flaviventer gossii
gossei / gossii
● Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888) English schoolmaster, naturalist, anti-Darwinist, collector in USA, Canada and Jamaica (‡Ara, subsp. Hapalocrex flaviventer, syn. Myiarchus validus, syn. Parkesia noveboracensis, syn. Sula nebouxii).
● Dr Philip Henry George Gosse (1879-1959) English physician, author, explorer in the Andes 1896-1897 (subsp. Embernagra platensis).

Yellow-breasted Crake (hendersoni)
SCI Name: Hapalocrex flaviventer hendersoni
hendersoni / hendersonii
● Robert B. Henderson (1860-1918) US businessman in Venezuela and Trinidad, US Consul to Ciudad Bolivar 1893-1911, collector (Paul Scofield in litt.) (subsp. Anthracothorax prevostii).
● Dr George Henderson (1837-1929) British medical officer on Lahore-Yarkand Expedition 1870, Superintendent of Botanical Gardens, Calcutta (subsp. Falco cherrug, syn. Oenanthe pleschankaPodoces).
● Dr John Brooks Henderson (1870-1923) US physician, naturalist, malacologist, collector (subsp. Hapalocrex flaviventer).
● Archibald Douglas Henderson (1878-1963) Canadian ornithologist, oologist (subsp. Limnodromus griseus).
● Dr Andrew Augustus Henderson (1816-1875) US Navy surgeon, naturalist, collector (subsp. Locustella lanceolata, syn. Otus senegalensis).
● Henderson I., Pitcairn Group, South Pacific Ocean (named by Capt. Henderson of the Hon. East India Co. (HEIC) who landed on the island in 1819) (syn. Vini stepheni).

Yellow-breasted Crake (woodi)
SCI Name: Hapalocrex flaviventer woodi
woodi
• Dr Casey Albert Wood (1856-1942) Canadian ophthalmologist, bibliophile, ornithologist (syn. Amazona finschi, syn. Grus canadensis, subsp. Hapalocrex flaviventer, subsp. Lalage maculosa).
• Capt. Leonard Wood, Jr. (1892-1931) US Army, son of Gov.-Gen. of Philippines (subsp. Cinnyris jugularis).
• Norman Asa Wood (1857-1943) US zoologist at Michigan University Mus. of Zoology 1895-1932 (syn. Dinopium benghalense tehminae).
• Col. Henry Wood (1872-1940) British Army surveyor in India (Garrulax, subsp. Trochalopteron chrysopterum).
• Maj.-Gen. Leonard Wood (1860-1927) US Army surgeon, Military Gov. of Cuba 1899-1902, Gov.-Gen. of Philippines 1906-1908 (Leonardina).
• William Watkins Wood (fl. 1875) US journalist in China, naturalist, plantation manager, pioneer photographer in the Philippines (subsp. Mixornis gularis).

Yellow-breasted Crake (flaviventer)
SCI Name: Hapalocrex flaviventer flaviventer
flaviventer / flaviventre / flaviventris
L. flavus  yellow, golden-yellow; venter, ventris  belly.
● ex “Ortolan à ventre jaune du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 664, fig. 2 (Emberiza).
● ex “Petit Râle de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 847 (Hapalocrex).
● ex "Ypacahá ceja blanca" of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 377 (syn. Hapalocrex flaviventer).
● ex “Coucou à ventre rayé de l’Île Panay” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Hierococcyx sparverioides).
● ex “Tachurí vientre amarillo” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 171 (Pseudocolopteryx).
● ex “Tangara tacheté de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 290, fig. 2 (syn. Tangara mexicana).

Yellow-breasted Crake (bangsi)
SCI Name: Hapalocrex flaviventer bangsi
bangsi
Outram Bangs (1863-1932) US zoologist, collector (syn. Aethopyga gouldiae dabryii, Amazilia rutila x Amazilia tzacatl, subsp. Amphispiza bilineata, syn. Automolus leucophthalmus, subsp. Buteogallus anthracinus, syn. Catharus aurantiirostris melpomene, subsp. Cuculus canorus, syn. Cyanoderma ruficeps davidi, syn. Emberiza godlewskii omissa, syn. Galerida deva, Grallaria, subsp. Halcyon coromanda, subsp. Hapalocrex flaviventer, subsp. Henicorhina leucophrys, syn. Hydrobates castro, subsp. Leptotila verreauxi, syn. Loxia curvirostra himalayensis, subsp. Manacus manacus, syn. Mirafra cantillans, syn. Myiarchus tuberculifer nigricapillus, syn. Parus major nigriloris, subsp. Peucaea carpalis, subsp. Prinia crinigera, syn. Pterocles orientalis arenarius, subsp. Quiscalus niger, syn. Sheppardia sharpei, subsp. Sitta villosa, subsp. Sterna dougallii, subsp. Tachybaptus dominicus, subsp. Tangara gyrola, subsp. Xiphorhynchus triangularis).