Yellow-crested Cockatoo / Cacatua sulphurea

Yellow-crested Cockatoo / Cacatua sulphurea

Yellow-crested Cockatoo

SCI Name:  Cacatua sulphurea
Protonym:  Psittacus sulphureus Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.330
Category:  Psittaciformes / Cacatuidae /
Taxonomy Code:  yeccoc1
Type Locality:  Moluccas, i.e. Celebes.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1788
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CACATUA
(Cacatuidae; Ϯ White-crested Cockatoo C. alba) Malay names Kakatúa or Kakak-túa for the cockatoos. The origin of the Malay name is unclear; kakatuwah  vice, alludes to the powerful bill; "older sister" from kakak  sister + tua old, for its noisy sororal behaviour; “KAKATOÈS, Cacatua, Briss.; Psittacus, Lath.  ...  Les noms kakatoès, cacatou, cacacoua, sont dérivés du cri des espèces à plumage blanc, les seules qui fussent connues de Brisson et de Buffon; elles habitent principalement les îles de l'Océan indien, telles que les Moluques, les Philippines, celles de la Sonde et de la mer Pacifique.   ...   Le KAKATOËS BANKSIEN, Cacatua banksii, Vieill.; Psittacus banksii, Lath.   ...   Le KAKATOËS A BEC COULEUR DE CHAIR, Cacatua Philippinarum, Vieill.; Psittacus Philippinarum, Lath., Buff.   ...   Le KAKATOËS A HUPPE BLANCHE, Cacatua cristata, Vieill.; Psittacus cristatus, Lath.   ...   Le KAKATOËS A HUPPE JAUNE, Cacatua sulphurea, Vieill.; Psittacus sulphureus, Lath.   ...   Le KAKATOËS A HUPPE ROUGE, Cacatua rosacea, Vieill.; Psittacus rosaceus, Lath.; Psittacus moluccensis, Gmel.   ...   Le KAKATOËS JING-WOS, Cacatua galerita, Vieill.; Psittacus galeritus, Lath.  ...  se trouve aussi à la Chine, où elle porte le nom de Jing-wos (oiseau qui parle)   ...   Le KAKATOËS A TÊTE ROSE, Cacatua roseicapilla, Vieill.   ...   Le KAKATOËS A TÊTE ROUGE, Cacatua galeata, Vieill.; Psittacus galeatus, Lath.” (Vieillot 1817); "Cacatua Vieillot, Nouv. Dict. d'Hist. Nat. vol. xvii. p. 6, Dec. 27th, 1817: new name for Plyctolophus Vieillot." (Mathews 1927, 312); "CACATUA Vieillot, 1817  F — Cacatua cristata, 1817; type by subsequent designation (Salvadori, 1891, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 20, pp. 115, 124). = Psittacus albus Statius Müller, 1776." (Dickinson & Remsen (eds.) 2013, 354).
Synon. Cacatoes, Cacatus, Camptolophus, Ducorpsius, Eucacatua, Kakatoe, Licmetis, Lophochroa, Plissolophus, Plyctolophus.

sulphurea
L. sulphureus  sulphureous  < sulphur, sulphuris  sulphur.
● ex “Crested Parrot or Cockatoo” of Albin 1738, “Cacatua luteo-cristata” of Brisson 1760, “Petit Kakatoës à huppe jaune” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 14, and “Lesser White Cockatoo” of Edwards 1764, and Latham 1781 (Cacatua).

SUBSPECIES

Yellow-crested Cockatoo (sulphurea)
SCI Name: Cacatua sulphurea sulphurea
sulphurea
L. sulphureus  sulphureous  < sulphur, sulphuris  sulphur.
● ex “Crested Parrot or Cockatoo” of Albin 1738, “Cacatua luteo-cristata” of Brisson 1760, “Petit Kakatoës à huppe jaune” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 14, and “Lesser White Cockatoo” of Edwards 1764, and Latham 1781 (Cacatua).

Yellow-crested Cockatoo (abbotti)
SCI Name: Cacatua sulphurea abbotti
abbotti
● Dr William Louis Abbott (1860-1936) US surgeon, explorer, ethnologist, naturalist who collected widely around the world 1883-1923 (syn. Brachypodius atriceps baweanus, syn. Butorides striata javanica, subsp. Cacatua sulphurea, ‡subsp. Calyptophilus frugivorusCelebesica, syn. Chlorophoneus multicolor, subsp. Cinnyris souimanga, syn. Coccyzus minor, subsp. Cyanecula svecica, ‡subsp. Dryolimnas cuvieri, syn. Hirundo tahitica javanica, subsp. Hypothymis azurea, syn. Kittacincla malabarica tricolor, syn. Lybius leucocephalus albicauda, subsp. Megapodius nicobariensis, subsp. Nesoctites micromegas, subsp. Nyctibius jamaicensis, Papasula, syn. Phodilus badius, subsp. Pitta sordida, subsp. Psittacula alexandri, Psittinus, subsp. Spilornis cheela, syn. Streptopelia picturata rostrata, subsp. Threskiornis bernieri, syn. Treron vernans).
● Lt.-Col. John Richard Abbott (1811-1888) British Army, Assistant-Commissioner of the Arakan, Burma 1837-1845 (Malacocincla).
● Dr Charles Greeley Abbott (1872-1973) US astrophysicist, solar researcher, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1928-1944, Secretary Emeritus 1944-1973 (syn. Tychaedon coryphoeus). 

Yellow-crested Cockatoo (parvula)
SCI Name: Cacatua sulphurea parvula
parvula / parvulum / parvulus
L. parvulus  very small  < dim. parvus  small.

Yellow-crested Cockatoo (citrinocristata)
SCI Name: Cacatua sulphurea citrinocristata
citrinocristata / citrinocristatus
Med. L. citrinus  yellow, citrine  < L. citrus  citron, citrus; L. cristatus crested  < crista  crest.