Black-chested Honeyeater / Lichmera notabilis

Black-chested Honeyeater / Lichmera notabilis

Black-chested Honeyeater

SCI Name:  Lichmera notabilis
Protonym:  Stigmatops notabilis NotesLeydenMus. 20 p.130
Category:  Passeriformes / Meliphagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  blchon1
Type Locality:  Wetter Island.
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Publish Year:  1898
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DEFINITIONS

LICHMERA
(Meliphagidae; Ϯ Brown Honeyeater L. indistincta ocularis) Gr. λιχμηρης likhmērēs  licking with the tongue  < λιχμαω likhmaō  to lick, to dart with the tongue; "Gen. LICHMERA nov. gen.  *) Bürstenzüngler.   633.  1. L. australasiana Nob. — Certhia australasiana Shaw. Gen. Zool. VIII. p. 226.— Certhia pyrrhoptera Lath.?— Melithreptus melanoleucus Vieill.— Meliphaga australasiana Vig. Horsf. Trans. Lin. Soc. XV. p. 313.— id. Gould B. Austr. IV. tab. 27.— Meliphaga inornata Gould. (jun.).    634.  2. L. ocularis Nob.— Glyciphila ocularis Gould Proc. Zool. Soc. 1837. p. 154.  id. Birds Austr. IV. tab. 31.— Gylciphila subocularis Gould. (Fem an juv.).   ...  *) Von λιχμηρης, züngelnd, leckerhaft.  Die Gruppe steht in der Bildung zwischen Meliornis und Ptilotis" (Cabanis 1853); "Lichmera Cabanis, 1851 [= 1853], Mus. Hein., 1, p. 118. Type, by subsequent designation (Bonaparte, 1854, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 38, p. 263), Glyciphila ocularis Gould." (Salomonsen in Peters 1967, XII, 345).
Synon. Stigmatops.

notabilis
L. notabilis  remarkable  < notare  to mark  < nota  mark.