EPHIPPIORHYNCHUS

(Ciconiidae; Ϯ Saddle-billed Stork E. senegalensis) Gr. εφιππιος ephippios  saddle  < επι epi  upon; ἱππος hippos  horse; ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill (cf. specific name Ciconia ephippiorhyncha Temminck, 1824 (= syn. E. senegalensis)): "*101. Ephippiorhynchus, Bp. (Mycteria, part. Gr.)  Rostrum altum, magnum, gonyde perascendente; clypeo frontale membranaceo triangulare: regione periophthalmica nuda; lobulo carnoso, ad angulos oris hinc inde affixo: caput collumque plumosa.   MYCTERIA senegalensis, Shaw. (Ciconia ephippiorhyncha, Temm. - C. senegalensis, Vieill.? - Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis, Bp.) Linn. Trans. v. p. 32. t. 3. caput. - Lath. Ind. Orn. Suppl. p. 64. - Pl. col. 64. - Vieill. Gal. Ois. t. 255. - Bowdich, Excurs. Mad. p. 229. - Rupp. Atl. t. 3. - Reich., Syst. Av. t. 166. f. 444.  ex Senegal, Gambia, Abyssinia." (Bonaparte 1855); "Ephippiorhynchus Bonaparte, Consp. Av., 2, 1855, p. 106. Type, by monotypy, Mycteria senegalensis Shaw." (Peters 1931, 1, 130).
Var. Epphipiorhynchus, Epphiiorhynchus.
Synon. Xenorhynchyus.

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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 www.hbw.com on 13 December 2018).