Banda Myzomela / Myzomela boiei

Banda Myzomela / Myzomela boiei

Banda Myzomela

SCI Name:  Myzomela boiei
Protonym:  Nectarinia (Myzomela) Boiei Verh.Nat.Gesch.[Temminck] Land-Volk. pt7or8 p.172 pl.10 fig.1,2
Category:  Passeriformes / Meliphagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  banmyz1
Type Locality:  Banda Island.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1843
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

MYZOMELA
(Meliphagidae; Ϯ Scarlet Myzomela M. sanguinolenta) Gr. μυζαω muzaō  to suck; μελι meli  honey; "This section forms an interesting subdivision of the present group [Meliphagidae], as marking the passage to the Cinnyridæ ...  this type of form may be generically characterized as follows, the Mel. cardinalis being the normal species.  Genus. MYZOMELA.  Rostrum breve, gracile; culmine arcuato, ad basin subcultrato; naribus longitudinalibus, linearibus, perangustis, membrana supra tectis, rostri tertiam partem longitudine æquantibus.  Lingua, alæ, pedesque iidem fere ut in Meliphagis veris.  Cauda subbrevis, æqualis" (Vigors & Horsfield 1827); "Myzomela Vigors and Horsfield, 1827, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 15, p. 318 [=316]. Type, by original designation, Meliphaga cardinalis Vigors and Horsfield = Certhia sanguinolenta Latham." (Salomonsen in Peters 1967, XII, 350).
Var. Mysomela.
Synon. Cosmeteira, Melomyza.    

boie / boiei
Heinrich Boie (1794-1827) German zoologist, collector in Java 1825-1827 (?Celeus artefact, Myzomela, syn. Phloeoceastes leucopogon) (Laurent Raty in litt.) (see boji).

SUBSPECIES

Banda Myzomela (boiei)
SCI Name: Myzomela boiei boiei
boie / boiei
Heinrich Boie (1794-1827) German zoologist, collector in Java 1825-1827 (?Celeus artefact, Myzomela, syn. Phloeoceastes leucopogon) (Laurent Raty in litt.) (see boji).

Banda Myzomela (annabellae)
SCI Name: Myzomela boiei annabellae
annabelae / annabellae
● Anabella Keith Forbes (d. 1922) Scottish collector, explorer, wife of botanist Henry Ogg Forbes (subsp. Myzomela boiei).