Barred Becard / Pachyramphus versicolor

Barred Becard / Pachyramphus versicolor

Barred Becard

SCI Name:  Pachyramphus versicolor
Protonym:  Vireo versicolor Rev.Zool. 6 p.289
Category:  Passeriformes / Tityridae /
Taxonomy Code:  barbec1
Type Locality:  Nouvelle-Grenade [= ''Bogota,'' Colombia].
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Publish Year:  1843
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DEFINITIONS

PACHYRAMPHUS
(Tityridae; Ϯ Green-backed Becard P. viridis) Gr. παχυς pakhus  stout, thick; ῥαμφος rhamphos  bill; "rostro vix brevi, crasso, alto, rotundato-convexo, ad frontem largo, apice dentato" (von Spix 1826) (see Becardia); "PACHYRAMPHUS, n.  Pachyrhynchus, Spix.  Psaris, Cuv.   P. Cuvieri, (Swains.) n., Zool. Ill., t. 32." (G. Gray 1840); "The generic name of Pachyrhynchus Spix, is changed by Mr. G. R. Gray, to Pachyramphus, as the former word is used in entomology" (Darwin 1841); "Pachyramphus G. R. Gray, 1840, List Genera Birds, p. 31. Type, by original designation, Psaris Cuvierii Swainson = Tityra viridis Vieillot." (Snow in Peters, 1979, VIII, p. 229).
Synon. Bathmidurus, Berlepschia, Callopsaris, Chloropsaris, Climacocercus, Hadrostomus, Pachyrhamphus, Pachyrhynchus, Platypsaris, Zetetes.

versicolor
L. versicolor, versicoloris  of various colours  < vertere  to change; color, coloris  colour.
● ex “Perroquet de La Havane” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 360 (Amazona).
● ex “Barbu des Maynas” of Brisson 1760 (Eubucco).
● ex “Perruche à gorge tachetée de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 144, “Perruche, no. 2” of Fermin 1769, “Perruche à gorge variée” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Wave-breasted Parrakeet” of Latham 1781 (syn. Pyrrhura picta).
● ex "Pato pico de tres colores" of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 440 (Spatula).
● ex “Variable Crow” of Latham 1801 (Strepera).

SUBSPECIES

Barred Becard (costaricensis)
SCI Name: Pachyramphus versicolor costaricensis
costaricanum / costaricensis
Costa Rica (Spanish costa rica rich coast, from its supposed gold resources).

Barred Becard (meridionalis)
SCI Name: Pachyramphus versicolor meridionalis
meridionale / meridionalis
L. meridionalis  southern  < meridies  south.
● Cayenne; ex “Rufous-headed Falcon” of Latham 1787 (Heterospizias).
● South Island, New Zealand; ex “Southern brown Parrot” of Latham 1781 (Nestor).
● Erroneous TL. Bahamas (= Trinidad) (syn. Trogon violaceus).

Barred Becard (versicolor)
SCI Name: Pachyramphus versicolor versicolor
versicolor
L. versicolor, versicoloris  of various colours  < vertere  to change; color, coloris  colour.
● ex “Perroquet de La Havane” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 360 (Amazona).
● ex “Barbu des Maynas” of Brisson 1760 (Eubucco).
● ex “Perruche à gorge tachetée de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 144, “Perruche, no. 2” of Fermin 1769, “Perruche à gorge variée” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Wave-breasted Parrakeet” of Latham 1781 (syn. Pyrrhura picta).
● ex "Pato pico de tres colores" of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 440 (Spatula).
● ex “Variable Crow” of Latham 1801 (Strepera).