Chenalopex

L. chenalopex, chenalopeces  fox-goose  < Gr. χηναλωπηξ khēnalōpēx, χηναλωπεκος khēnalōpekos  fox-goose, generally identified as the Egyptian Goose  < χην khēn, χηνος khēnos  goose; αλωπηξ alōpēx, αλωπεκος alōpekos  fox. "Chenalopex, = Anas ægyptiaca Gm., antiquitati bene cognita, ab Aristotele et Ornithologis plerisque antiquis memoratur. Nomen igitur hoc sensu adhibendum, etsi a Moehringio pessime Alcæ impenni datum; qui mos, nostris temporibus, a multis acceptus est" (Sundevall 1873).
● (syn. Alopochen Ϯ Egyptian Goose A. aegyptiaca) "CHENALOPEX. SPURWING.  ... CHENALOPEX Antiquorum.  ... According to Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire, the Spur-wing is the Chenalopex, or Vulpanser of the ancients, which was revered by the Egyptians from the great attachment it has for its young; I have therefore applied that name to the genus.  ... EGYPTIAN SPURWING. (Chenalopex Ægyptiaca.)" (Stephens 1824).  Var. Chenelopex, Chenalopen.
● (syn. Neochen Ϯ Orinoco Goose N. jubata) "Genus. Chenalopex Wagl., Fuchsgans.  Species: 1. Ch. aegyptiacus (An. aegypt. Linn.) - 2. Ch. jubatus (Ans. jubat. Spix Av. Brasil.)" (Wagler 1832).
‡ (syn. Pinguinus Ϯ Great Auk P. impennis) "PINGUIN, in 't Latyn Chenalopex.  Magellaanse Gans en Pinguin by CLUSIUS, WORMIUS [“Anser magellanicus”], RAY ["In bigness it comes near to a tame Goose"], WILLUGHBY. Orn. 242.  Onder de Aarsvoeten by LINNÆUS. Syst. Nat. gesl. 52" (Moehring 1758); "CHENALOPEX.  ...  D'un autre côté, Moehring a appliqué le nom de chenalopex, comme terme générique, au grand pingouin, alia [sic] impennis, Linn." (Dumont 1817).  Var. Chenalopes.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 21 January 2019).