Upupidae

UPUPIDAE Leach, 1920

W. E. Leach. Synopsis of the Contents of the British Museum. 17th edn. London: Richard and Arthur Taylor, 1820, 68.


Upupa Linnaeus, 1758

Upupa Caroli Linnæi [Carl Linnaeus]. Systema naturae…. 10th edn. Holmiæ [Stockholm]: Impensis Direct. Laurentii Salvii, 1758, 1: 117.

Onomatopoeic: Latin upupa, Greek ἔποψ, épops.


Upupa epops Eurasian Hoopoe Linnaeus, 1758

Upupa Epops Caroli Linnæi [Carl Linnaeus]. Systema naturae…. 10th edn. Holmiæ [Stockholm]: Impensis Direct. Laurentii Salvii, 1758, 1: 117–118 – type loc. Europæ [Europe].

(Hoopoe) Onomatopoeic. Greek ἔποψ, épops = Hoopoe.

U. e. epops Linnaeus, 1758

U. e. ceylonensis Reichenbach, 1853

Upupa ceylonensis Ludovico Reichenbach [Ludwig Reichebach]. Icones ad synopsin avium, no. 11. In Handbuch der speciellen Ornithologie. Beschreibender Text zu der vollständigsten Kupfersammlung der Vögel aller Welttheile. Dresden: Expedition der Vollständigsten Naturgeschichte, 223 (tab.), 320–321 (descr.), pl. 595, fig. 4036 – type loc. Ceylon [Sri Lanka].

(Ceylon Hoopoe) for Ceylon [Sri Lanka], with Latin adjectival suffix -ēnsis = of or from a place.

U. e. longirostris Jerdon, 1862

Upupa longirostris T. C. Jerdon. The Birds of India: Being a Natural History of All the Birds Known to Inhabit Continental India…. Calcutta: published by the author, 1862, 1: 393 – type loc. Burmah [Myanmar].

(Long-billed Hoopoe) Latin longirōstris = long-billed, long-beaked, from longus = long, and rōstrum = bill, beak, with adjectival suffix -is = used in compositions.

U. e. major Brehm, 1855

Upupa major Christian Ludwig Brehm. Der vollständige Vögelsang: Eine gründliche Anleitung alle europaischen Vögel…. Weimar: Verlag von Bernh. Freidr. Voigt, 78 – type coll. Egypt, 16 March 1849, A. E. Brehm (Baron von Müller‘s Second African Expedition [J. W. von Müller]).

(Greater Hoopoe) Latin major = greater.

U. e. senegalensis Swainson, 1837

Upupa senegalensis William Swainson. The Natural History of the Birds of Western Africa. Vol. 17 of The Naturalist’s Library, vol. 8 of Ornithology, edited by William Jardine. Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars, 1837, 2: 114–116 – type loc. Senegal.

(Senegal Hoopoe) for Senegal, with Latin adjectival suffix -ēnsis = of or from a place.

U. e. waibeli Reichenow, 1913

Upupa waibeli Anton Reichenow. “Upupa waibeli n. sp.” Ornithologische Monatsberichte 21, no. 1 (1913), 8 – type coll. Bamugu, German Cameroon [Cameroon?], 14 October 1911, L. Waibel (Thorbecke Expedition to Cameroon [Franz Thorbecke]).

(Waibel’s Hoopoe) for Leo Waibel, with Latin = adjectival suffix.


Upupa africana African Hoopoe Bechstein, 1811

Upupa africana Johann Matthäus Bechstein. Johann Lathams allgemeine Uebersicht der Vögel. Nürnberg: Adam Gottlieb Schneider und Weigel, 1811, Bd. 4, pt 1, 172, pl. 27 – type loc. Malimbe and Cape of Good Hope, Southern Africa.

(African Hoopoe) Latin āfricāna = African.


Upupa marginata Madagascan Hoopoe Cabanis and Heine, 1860

Upupa marginata Jean Cabanis and Ferdinand Heine. Schreivögel. Pt 2 of Museum Heineanum…. Halberstadt: R. Frantz, 1860, 127 – type loc. Madagascar.

(Marginal Hoopoe) Latin margināta = having a border or margin.