Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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L. cinereus  ash-coloured  < cinis, cineris  ashes; ferrugineus  rusty  < ferrugo, ferruginis  rust.

ferrugineum / ferrugineus

L. ferrugineus  ferruginous, rusty  < ferrugo, ferruginis  iron rust  < ferrum  iron.
● ex “Perruche des Terres Magellaniques” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 85 (Enicognathus).
● ex “Rusty Oriole” of Pennant 1785 (syn. Euphagus carolinus).
● ex “Grande caille de la Chine” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Hackled Partridge” of Latham 1783 (syn. Gallus gallus).
● ex “Ferrugineous-bellied Shrike” of Latham 1781 (Laniarius).
● ex “Red-breasted Rail” of Latham 1785 (unident. Rallus sp?).