Ash-breasted Antbird / Myrmoborus lugubris

Ash-breasted Antbird / Myrmoborus lugubris

Ash-breasted Antbird

SCI Name:  Myrmoborus lugubris
Protonym:  Myrmonax lugubris Arch.Naturgesch. 13 p.211
Category:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  asbant1
Type Locality:  no locality; type is said to be from Para.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1847
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

MYRMOBORUS
(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ White-browed Antbird M. leucophrys) Gr. μυρμος murmos  ant; -βορος -boros  -devouring  < βιβρωσκω bibrōskō  to eat up; "Gen. MYRMOBORUS **) Nob. — Bastard-Manikup.   28.  1. M. leucophrys Nob.   Pithys leucophrys Tsch. Consp. p. 18. 97. — Faun. Per. p. 176. t. 11. 2. — Dasycephala leucophrys Gray Gen. B. I. p. 208. — Myrmonax leucophrys Cab. O. N. p. 211. — Hypocnemis leucophrys Scl. B. Bogot. p. 18. — Id. Syn. Form. II. p. 22.   ...   29.  2. M. obscurus nov. sp.  ...  Cayenne   ...   **) Von μυρμος (Ameise) und βιβρωσκω (fressen).  Typus der Gattung ist der vielfach umhergeworfene Pithys leucophrys, und es gehören ferner dahin:  3. M. myotherinus.Thamnophilus myiotherinus ♂ Spix;  4. M. lugubris.Thamnophilus myiotherinus ♀ Spix.Lanius lugubris Jll.;  5. M. angustirostris.Conopophaga angustirostris Cab.—Pithys erythrophrys Scl." (Cabanis & Heine 1859).
Synon. Malurio.

lugubris
L. lugubris  mournful, plaintive  < lugere  to mourn.
● ex “Merle brun du Sénégal” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 563, fig. 1 (unident.).

SUBSPECIES

Ash-breasted Antbird (berlepschi)
SCI Name: Myrmoborus lugubris berlepschi
berlepschi
Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig Graf von Berlepsch (1850-1915) German ornithologist, collector specialising in the Neotropical avifauna (Aglaiocercus, Anthocephala, Asthenes, syn. Catharus fuscater, subsp. Ceratopipra erythrocephalaChaetocercus, subsp. Chamaeza campanisona, subsp. Chlorostilbon lucidus (ex Chlorostilbon splendidus egregius von Berlepsch & Ihering, 1885), subsp. Colius striatus, subsp. Conopias trivirgatus, CranioleucaCrypturellus, Dacnis, syn. Dendrocolaptes picumnus validus, syn. Eremophila teleschowi, syn. Eriocnemis vestita, subsp. Hafferia zeledoni, syn. Heliodoxa jacula henryi, syn. Henicorhina leucophrys, Hylopezus, syn. Hylopezus macularius paraensis, Leptasthenura, subsp. Lesbia victoriae, subsp. Merganetta leucogenis, subsp. Mitrephanes phaeocercus, syn. Myiornis auricularis, subsp. Myrmoborus lugubris, subsp. Myrmotherula menetriesii, subsp. Ochthoeca fumicolor, Parotia, Patagioenas, subsp. Phaeochroa cuvierii, syn. Phaethornis syrmatophorus, subsp. Phimosus infuscatus, subsp. Polioptila dumicola, subsp. Pseudotriccus pelzelni, subsp. Pyrrhura melanura, Rhegmatorhina, syn. Sicalis olivascens, Sipia, subsp. Sphenopsis melanotis, syn. Tangara episcopus prysjonesi, subsp. Tangara nigroviridis, subsp. Thamnophilus tenuepunctatus, subsp. Tolmomyias sulphurescens, syn. Turdus albicollis spodiolaemus, subsp. Veniliornis mixtus, subsp. Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus).

Ash-breasted Antbird (stictopterus)
SCI Name: Myrmoborus lugubris stictopterus
stictoptera / stictopterus
Gr. στικτος stiktos  spotted  < στιζω stizō  to tattoo; -πτερος -pteros 
-winged  < πτερον pteron  wing.

Ash-breasted Antbird (femininus)
SCI Name: Myrmoborus lugubris femininus
feminina / femininus
L. femininus  feminine  < femina  female. Applied to birds described from female specimens only or with hen-feathered males.

Ash-breasted Antbird (lugubris)
SCI Name: Myrmoborus lugubris lugubris
lugubris
L. lugubris  mournful, plaintive  < lugere  to mourn.
● ex “Merle brun du Sénégal” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 563, fig. 1 (unident.).