The Key to Scientific Names

Edited by James A. Jobling
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Tmetoceros

Gr. τμητος tmētos  cut  < τεμνω temnō  to cut; κερας keras, κερως kerōs  horn.
• (Bucorvidae; syn. Bucorvus Northern Ground Hornbill B. abyssinicus) "4. Tmetoceros. (Bucorvus (!) Less. 1831.  Tragopan (Moehr) Gray 1841).  Typus: T. abyssinicus (Gm.).  Wir setzen den Namen: Tmetoceros (τμητος, verschnitten, abgeschnitten; κερας, Horn) an die Stelle von Bucorvus (!) Less." (Cabanis 1847); "Tmetoceros Cabanis, 1847, Archiv für Naturgeschichte, XIII (1), p. 345.  New name for Bucorvus Lesson, 1830, considered unacceptable by reason of its hybrid Greek and Latin construction." (JAJ 2021).
• (Bucerotidae; syn. Ceratogymna † Black-casqued Hornbill C. atrata) "1.  BUCORVUS, Less. —  1. abyssinicus, Gm.   ...   3. TMETOCEROS, Caban. —4. atratus, Temm. (ruficristatus, Temm. fœm.) —5. cristatus, Rupp. — 6. cylindricus, Temm. — 7. buccinator, Temm. — 8. fistulator, Cassin. — 9. cultratus, Sundev." (Bonaparte 1854); "Tmetoceros Bonaparte, 1854, Conspectus Volucrum Anisodactylorum, p. 3 (not of Cabanis, 1847).  Type, by subsequent designation (G. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds Brit. Mus., p. 149 (Appendix)), Buceros atratus Temminck, 1835." (JAJ 2021) (see Sphagolobus).


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