arcuata / arcuatum / arcuatus

L. arcuatus  bow-shaped, curved  < arcuare  to shape like a bow  < arcus  bow.
● ex “Croissant” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Crescent Finch” of Latham 1783 (syn. Passer melanurus).
● ex “Crescent Thrush” of Latham 1783 (unident.).

Search for more names on the Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology by James A. Jobling.
Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 15 December 2018).