Bare-faced Ibis / Phimosus infuscatus

Bare-faced Ibis / Phimosus infuscatus

Bare-faced Ibis

SCI Name:  Phimosus infuscatus
Protonym:  Ibis infuscata Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.75
Category:  Pelecaniformes / Threskiornithidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bafibi1
Type Locality:  Paraguay.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1823
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PHIMOSUS
(Threskiornithidae; Ϯ Bare-faced Ibis P. infuscatus nudifrons) Gr. φιμος phimos  muzzle  < φιμοω phimoō  to be silent; "36. Genus. Phimosus Wagl., Halsteribis.  Rostrum gracile ac capistrum nudum Eudocymi; pedes, ungues, podotheca, alae caudaque Harpiprionos. Color obscurus; ptilosis nitens. (Rostrum dilutum.)  Species: 1. Ph. infuscatus (Ib. infusc. Licht., Ib. nudifrons Spix. Av. Bras. t. 86.)" (Wagler 1832); "Phimosus Wagler, Isis, 1832, col. 1233. Type, by monotypy, Ibis nudifrons Spix." (Peters 1931, I, 137).

infuscata / infuscatus
L. infuscatus  dusky  < infuscare  to make dark  < infuscus  dusky, blackish.
● ex “Curucáu Afeytado” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 365 (Phimosus).
● ex “Perroquet à franges souci” of Levaillant 1801-1805 (syn. Poicephalus robustus).

SUBSPECIES

Bare-faced Ibis (berlepschi)
SCI Name: Phimosus infuscatus 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).

Bare-faced Ibis (nudifrons)
SCI Name: Phimosus infuscatus nudifrons
nudifrons
L. nudus  bare; frons, frontis  forehead, brow.

Bare-faced Ibis (infuscatus)
SCI Name: Phimosus infuscatus infuscatus
infuscata / infuscatus
L. infuscatus  dusky  < infuscare  to make dark  < infuscus  dusky, blackish.
● ex “Curucáu Afeytado” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 365 (Phimosus).
● ex “Perroquet à franges souci” of Levaillant 1801-1805 (syn. Poicephalus robustus).