GORSACHIUS

(Ardeidae; Ϯ Japanese Night Heron G. goisagi) Specific name Ardea goisagi Temminck, 1836; “122. Gorsachius, Pucheran.  (Nycticorax! part. Gr.) Rostrum breve fere CUCULACEUM (LEPTOSOMI!)   As. or.  1.   ARDEA GOISAKI, Temm. (Botaurus goisagi, Reich. - Nycticorax goisagi, Gr. - Gorsachius typus, Pucheran.) Pl. col. 582. juv.. - Schleg., Faun. Jap. Av. t. 75. - Reich., Syst. Av. t. 149. f. 2566 et 2567. - Mus. Paris. adult. 1829. a Brossardo. et juv. a Temm. ex Japan. nec Ins. Philippensibus.” (Bonaparte 1855); "Gorsachius Bonaparte, Consp. Av., 2, 1855, p. 138. Type, by monotypy, Nycticorax goisagi Temminck." (Peters 1931, 1, 117).   
Var. Goisachius, Goisakius, Gorsakius.   
Synon. Butio, Limnophylax, Oroanassa.

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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 19 January 2019).