Black-browed Triller / Lalage atrovirens

Black-browed Triller / Lalage atrovirens

Black-browed Triller

SCI Name:  Lalage atrovirens
Protonym:  Campephaga (Lalage) atrovirens Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1861) (1861), Pt3 p.430
Category:  Passeriformes / Campephagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  blbtri1
Type Locality:  Mysol.
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Publish Year:  1862
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

LALAGE
(Campephagidae; Ϯ Pied Triller L. nigra) Gr. λαλαξ lalax, λαλαγος lalagos or λαλαγες lalages  unidentified bird mentioned by Hesychius  < λαλαζω lalazō  to chirp or chirrup (cf. this name is also identified with a green tree frog); "IX. Fam.  Myiotheridae.   ...   Lalage: Turdus orientalis Gm. enl. 273 fig. 2. u. s. w." (Boie 1826); "Lalage Boie, 1826, Isis, col. 973. Type, by monotypy, Turdus orientalis Gmelin = Turdus niger Forster." (Mayr in Peters 1960, IX, 196).   
Synon. Acanthinotus, Coquus, Diaphoropterus, Erucivora, Karua, Oscarornis, Oxynotus, Perissolalage, Pseudolalage, Symmorphus.

atrovirens
L. ater  black; virens, virentis  green  < virere  to be green (cf. Mod. L. atrovirens, atrovirentis  dark-green).

SUBSPECIES

Black-browed Triller (Black-browed)
SCI Name: Lalage atrovirens atrovirens
atrovirens
L. ater  black; virens, virentis  green  < virere  to be green (cf. Mod. L. atrovirens, atrovirentis  dark-green).

Black-browed Triller (Biak)
SCI Name: Lalage atrovirens leucoptera
leucoptera
Gr. λευκοπτερος leukopteros  white-winged  < λευκος leukos  white; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing.
● ex “Crabier de Malac” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 911, and “Crabier blanc et brun” of de Buffon 1770-1786 (syn. Ardeola speciosa).
● ex “Oie des îles Malouines” of de Buffon 1770-1783, “White-winged Antarctic Goose” of Brown 1776, and “Bustard Goose” of Latham 1785 (syn. Chloephaga picta).
● ex “Focha” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 447 (Fulica).
● ex “White-winged Crossbill” of Latham 1783 (Loxia).
● ex “White-winged Sandpiper” of Latham 1785 (‡Prosobonia).
● ex “Pico triqueño” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 123 (Sporophila).
● ex “Hirondelle à ventre blanc de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 546, fig. 2 (syn. Tachycineta albiventer).
● ex “Turtur indicus fuscus. Brown Indian Dove” of Edwards 1751, and “Columba subfusca media” of Browne 1756 (syn. Zenaida asiatica).