Bay-chested Warbling-Finch / Castanozoster thoracicus

Bay-chested Warbling-Finch / Castanozoster thoracicus

Bay-chested Warbling-Finch

SCI Name:  Castanozoster thoracicus
Protonym:  Fringilla thoracica ReiseErde[Erman],Naturhist.Atlas p.10 pl.4 fig.1
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thraupidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bcwfin1
Type Locality:  Brazil.
Publish Year:  1835
IUCN Status:  


(Thraupidae; Ϯ Bay-chested Warbling-finch C. thoracicus) Gr. καστανον kastanon  chestnut; ζωστηρ zōstēr, ζωστηρος zōstēros  belt, girdle; "19. Castanozoster, new genus (Fig. 3)  Type species. Fringilla thoracica Nordmann, 1835 (currently Poospiza thoracica).  ... Etymology. The name is formed from the Greek καστανο ("chestnut," both the nut and the color) and Greek ζωστηρ ("belt"), alluding to the bold chestnut band across the bird's breast and down its flanks. Its gender is masculine" (Burns et al. 2016) (OD per Richard Klim); "Castanozoster Burns, Unitt and Mason, 2016, Zootaxa, 4088 (3), p. 340.  Type by original designation and monotypy, Fringilla thoracica Nordmann, 1835." (JAJ 2020).

thoracica / thoracicus
Med. L. thoracicus  pectoral, of the chest  < Gr. θωρακικος thōrakikos  suffering in the chest  < θωραξ thōrax, θωρακος thōrakos  breastplate.
● ex “Plastron Noir” of Levaillant 1803, pl. 123 (Apalis).
● ex “Alconcillo aplomado” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 39 (syn. Falco femoralis).