Bicolored Mouse-Warbler / Crateroscelis nigrorufa

Bicolored Mouse-Warbler / Crateroscelis nigrorufa

Bicolored Mouse-Warbler

SCI Name:  Crateroscelis nigrorufa
Protonym:  Sericornis nigro-rufa Ann.Mus.Civ.Stor.Nat.Genova 34 p.151
Category:  Passeriformes / Acanthizidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bimwar1
Type Locality:  Moroka, New Guinea.
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Publish Year:  1894
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CRATEROSCELIS
(Acanthizidae; Ϯ Rusty Mouse-warbler C. murina) Gr. κρατερος krateros  stout, strong; σκελος skelos, σκελεος skeleos  leg; "This endemic genus is characterized by the terrestrial habit, melodious song, long legs, compact body form, and abbreviated tail." (Beehler & Pratt 2016); "f''. Tail of moderate length, not hidden by the plumes of the rump.  ...  l'''. Bill equal in height and depth.  i4. Rictal bristles scarcely perceptible. . . .31. CRATEROSCELIS, p. 590.   ...   31. CRATEROSCELISRange. New Guinea, Waigiou, Mysol, Aru Island.  ...  1. Crateroscelis murina.  ...  2. Crateroscelis monacha." (Sharpe 1883); "Crateroscelis Sharpe, 1883, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 7, pp. 507 (in key), 590. Type, by subsequent designation, Myiothera murina Temminck MS = Brachypteryx murinus P. L. Sclater." (Mayr in Peters, 1986, XI, p. 411).  Recent work indicates that this genus should be subsumed into Origma.

nigrorufa / nigrorufus
L. niger  black; rufus  red.
● ex “Coucal Noirou” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 220 (Centropus).

SUBSPECIES

Bicolored Mouse-Warbler (blissi)
SCI Name: Crateroscelis nigrorufa blissi
blissi
Robert Woods Bliss (1875-1962) US diplomat, sponsor of AMNH New Guinea Expedition (subsp. Crateroscelis nigrorufa).

Bicolored Mouse-Warbler (nigrorufa)
SCI Name: Crateroscelis nigrorufa nigrorufa
nigrorufa / nigrorufus
L. niger  black; rufus  red.
● ex “Coucal Noirou” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 220 (Centropus).