Banded Antbird / Dichrozona cincta

Banded Antbird / Dichrozona cincta

Banded Antbird

SCI Name:  Dichrozona cincta
Protonym:  Cyphorhinus (Microcerculus) cinctus Orn.Brasil. Abth.1 p.47
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  banant2
Type Locality:  Borba; Sao Joaquim, Rio Negro; type from Sao Joaquim.
Publish Year:  1868
IUCN Status:  


(Thamnophilidae; Banded Antbird D. cincta) Gr. δι- di-  double  < δις dis  twice  < δυο duo  two; χροια khroia  colour; ζωνη zōnē   belt, girdle; "Dichrozona, genus novum Formicariidarum (δις = bisχροια = colorζωνη = zona)  ...  Similar in structure to Myrmotherula SCL., but bill longer, with straighter gonys and decided gonydeal angle, tail relatively shorter, with much narrower and softer feathers, a broad white band across the lower back, and the two wing-bands underlaid by similar bands on sub-basal portion of secondaries and greater coverts.  Type, D. zononota, sp. nov." (Ridgway 1888); "Dichrozona RIDGWAY, Proc. U. S. Mus., 10. 1888, p. 524 (type by original designation Dichrozona zononota RIDGWAY = Cyphorhinus (Microcerculus) cinctus PELZELN)." (Hellmayr, 1924, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. III, p. 165); "59. Dichrozona cincta  ...  Specimens from extreme ends of range differ in plumage coloration; possible races stellata (E Ecuador, W Brazil) and zononota (WC Brazil, N Bolivia) described primarily on basis of darkness and coloration of crown and back, darkness and extent of grey on flanks, and size and number of breast spots, but comparative documentation appears insufficient; further study required." (del Hoyo and Collar, 2016, HBW Illustrated Checklist, 2, Passerines, p. 38).

L. cinctus  girdled, belted, wreathed, banded  < cingere  to encircle.
● ex “Soui-manga à ceinture orangée” of Audebert & Vieillot 1802 (syn. Cinnyris asiaticus).
● ex “Cotinga du Brésil” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 188 (syn. Cotinga maculata).
● ex “Figuier cendré de Canada” of Brisson 1760, “Figuier à ceinture” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Belted Warbler” of Latham 1783 and Pennant 1785 (syn. Dendroica coronata).
● ex “Hirondelle brune à collier du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 723, fig. 1 (Neophedina).
● ex "Philédon à écharpe" of Dubus de Ghisignies 1839 (Notiomystis).