Bahian Nighthawk / Nyctiprogne vielliardi

Bahian Nighthawk / Nyctiprogne vielliardi

Bahian Nighthawk

SCI Name:  Nyctiprogne vielliardi
Protonym:  Chordeiles vielliardi Alauda 62 p.241-245
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Caprimulgidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bahnig1
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Publish Year:  1994
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DEFINITIONS

NYCTIPROGNE
(Caprimulgidae; Ϯ Band-tailed Nighthawk N. leucopyga) Gr. νυκτι- nukti-  night-, nocturnal  < νυξ nux, νυκτος nuktos  night; L. progne or procne  swallow  < Gr. myth. Progne, who was metamorphosed into a swallow (see Progne); "185. CAPRIMULGINÆ.  ...  *1629. Nyctiprogne, Bp." (Bonaparte 1854); "13. Nyctiprogne, Bp.   50. leucopygius, Spix. (minutus, Bp.)" (Bonaparte 1857); "Nyctiprogne Bonaparte, Riv. Contemp. Turin, 9, 1857, p. 215. Type, by monotypy, Caprimulgus leucopygus Spix.1   ...   1 This name is a nomen nudum in Ann. Sci. Nat., Zool. (4), 1, 1854, p. 139." (Peters 1940, IV, 189).
Synon. Podochaetes.

vielliardi
Prof. Jacques Marie Edme Vielliard (1944-2010) French ornithologist, ecologist (Nyctiprogne).