Grant CHB & Mackworth-Praed CW. 1935. BBOC 55:89 write:"
2. On the Type-locality of Choriotis arabs arabs (Linnaeus).
All authors quote Linnaeus's "In oriente," and we cannot
find that a more definite type-locality has been fixed for this
Bustard. Linnaeus, Syst. Nat. ed. x. i. 1758, p. 154, gives
one reference only, and that to Edwards, Av. i, 1743, p.12,
Edwards states that the live specimen from which he drew
The plate came from Mocha in Arabia Felix. The correct
type-locality for Choriotis arabs arabs (Linnaeus) is, therefore,
Mocha, Yemen, Sourhter Arabia."