Barred Honeyeater / Gliciphila undulata

Barred Honeyeater / Gliciphila undulata

Barred Honeyeater

SCI Name:  Gliciphila undulata
Protonym:  Certhia undulata Mus.Carls. fasc.2 pl.34
Category:  Passeriformes / Meliphagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  barhon2
Type Locality:  no locality [= New Caledonia] .
Publish Year:  1787
IUCN Status:  


(Meliphagidae; Ϯ Tawny-crowned Honeyeater G. melanops) Gr. γλυκυς glukus  sweet, sweet tasting; φιλος philos  lover; "GLICIPHILA, Sw.  Habit of Meliphaga.  Bill either shorter, or slightly longer, than the head; the notch in the upper mandible far removed from the tip.  Tongue rather short, terminated by numerous filaments.  The third and three following quills longest, and nearly equal.  Lateral toes equal.  Tail even.    G. fulvifrons. Lewin, N. H. Birds, pl. 22." (Swainson 1837); "Gliciphila Swainson, 1837, Class. Birds, 2, p. 326. Type, by monotypy, Certhia fulvifrons Lewin = Certhia melanops Latham." (Salomonsen in Peters, 1967, XII, p. 426).
Var. Glyciphila, Glycephala, Glyciphilus, Glycyphila.
Synon. Glycifohia.

undulata / undulatus
L. undulatus furnished with wave-like markings < unda wave.
● ex “Ynambú listado” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 331 (Crypturellus).
● ex “Bécasse des savanes de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 895 (Gallinago).
● ex “Ondulé” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 156 (syn. Muscicapa adusta).
● ex “Calao à Casque Festonné” of Levaillant 1801 (Rhyticeros).
● ex “Petit Butor de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 763, and de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Zigzag Bittern” of Latham 1785 (Zebrilus).
● ex “Gobe-mouche de l’île de France” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Undulated Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (unident.).
● ex “Perruche Ara à bandeau rouge” of Levaillant 1801-1805 (unident.).