Band-tailed Nighthawk / Nyctiprogne leucopyga

Band-tailed Nighthawk / Nyctiprogne leucopyga

Band-tailed Nighthawk

SCI Name:  Nyctiprogne leucopyga
Protonym:  Caprimulgus leucopygus Av.Sp.Nov.Brasil. 2 p.3 pl.3 fig.2
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Caprimulgidae /
Taxonomy Code:  batnig1
Type Locality:  Wooded shores of the Amazon.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1825
IUCN Status:  

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.

leucopyga
Gr. λευκοπυγος leukopugos  with white rear  < λευκος leukos  white;
-πυγος -pugos  -rumped  < πυγη pugē  rump.

SUBSPECIES

Band-tailed Nighthawk (Band-tailed)
SCI Name: Nyctiprogne leucopyga [leucopyga Group]
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.

Band-tailed Nighthawk (latifascia)
SCI Name: Nyctiprogne leucopyga latifascia
latifascia
L. latus broad; fascia girdle, band, stripe.