Amazonian Pygmy-Owl / Glaucidium hardyi

Amazonian Pygmy-Owl / Glaucidium hardyi

Amazonian Pygmy-Owl

SCI Name:  Glaucidium hardyi
Protonym:  Glaucidium hardyi Rev.Brasil.Zool. 6 p.685-693
Category:  Strigiformes / Strigidae /
Taxonomy Code:  amapyo1
Type Locality:  
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Publish Year:  1989
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

GLAUCIDIUM
(Strigidae; Ϯ Northern Pygmy Owl G. passerinum) Gr. γλαυκιδιον glaukidion  little owl, owlet  < dim. γλαυξ glaux, γλαυκος glaukos  owl; "IV. Fam. Strigidae   ...  Glaucidium: St. nana Tem; passerina Lin. u. a. m." (Boie 1826); "Glaucidium Boie, Isis von Oken, 1826, Bd. 2, col. 970. Type, by subsequent designation, Strix passerina Linné (Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 6)." (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 127).
Var. Gaucidium.
Synon. Microglaux, Microptynx, Noctua, Nyctipetes, Phalaenopsis, Smithiglaux, Taenioglaux, Taenioptynx.

hardyi / hardyii
● Flag-Lt. Herbert Ronald Hardy (1900-1950) Royal Navy, explorer in West Africa 1922, big-game hunter in Nepal (Martin Schneider in litt.) (syn. Apalis sharpii).
● Dr John William Hardy (1930-2012) US ornithologist, founder of Bioacoustic Laboratory and Archive, Florida Mus. of Natural History (syn. Cyanolyca mirabilis, Glaucidium).
● Jacques Josse Hardy (1798-1863) French ship-owner, oologist, ornithologist, hunter (syn. Stercorarius longicaudus).
● Vice-Adm. Ernest Clifford Hardy (1866-1934) Royal Navy, hydrographer, in China 1882 and West Africa 1910 (subsp. Sylvietta denti).