Scarlet-rumped Trogon

Scarlet-rumped Trogon / Harpactes duvaucelii

Scarlet-rumped Trogon

Here the details of the Scarlet-rumped Trogon named bird below:

SCI Name:  Harpactes duvaucelii
Protonym:  Trogon duvaucelii Pl.Col. livr.49 pl.291
Taxonomy:  Trogoniformes / Trogonidae /
Taxonomy Code:  scrtro1
Type Locality:  Sumatra.
Publish Year:  1824
IUCN Status:  


(Trogonidae; Ϯ Malabar Trogon H. fasciatus) Gr. ἁρπακτης harpaktēs  robber  < ἁρπαζω harpazō  to rob; alluding to the heavy bodies and strong, deeply notched bills of these oriental trogons; "SUB-GENERA.  ...  3. Bill entire. Inhabits tropical Asia.   HARPACTES, Sw." (Swainson 1833); "Harpactes, Sw.  Bill stronger: both mandibles deeply notched at their tips, but the margins smooth. Nostrils partially naked. Tarsus only half feathered. The anterior toes less united.  Tropical Asia.  The conirostral type.   Malabaricus. Gould, Mon.   erythrocephalus. Ib.   Gouldii. (Sw.) P. C. 121.   Temminckii. P. Col. 321.   Duvaucellii. Ib. 291.   Diardi. Ib. 54." (Swainson 1837); "Harpactes Swainson, Zool. Illustr. (2), 3, 1832-33 (1833), p. 107 (in key). Diagnosis only, no type or included species. Species added, Swainson, Classif. Bds., 2, 1837, p. 337. Type, by subsequent designation, Trogon malabaricus Gould.(Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 10.)   ...   2 This name is not antedated by Harpactes Templeton, Zool. Journ., 5, 1829-1834, p. 401, since the part of the Zool. Journ. containing that name was not published until Nov. or Dec. 1835." (Peters, 1945, V, p. 161).
Var. Harpactor.
Synon. Duvaucelius, Hapalurus, Oreskios, Pyrotrogon.

Alfred Duvaucel (1796-1824) French naturalist, collector in Sumatra and India (Harpactes, Psilopogon, syn. Pucrasia macrolopha nipalensis, syn. Rhinortha chlorophaea, Vanellus).