Black Cicadabird / Edolisoma melas

Black Cicadabird / Edolisoma melas

Black Cicadabird

SCI Name:  Edolisoma melas
Protonym:  Lanius melas Man.Orn. 1 p.128
Category:  Passeriformes / Campephagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  negcus1
Type Locality:  Dorey, northwestern New Guinea.
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Publish Year:  1828
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

EDOLISOMA
(Campephagidae; New Guinea Cicadabird E. melas) Genus Edolius Cuvier, 1816, drongo; Gr. σωμα sōma, σωματος sōmatos  body; "GENRE EDOLISOME. — EDOLISOMA, Nob.  Ce genre est établi d'après une espèce intermédiaire, par ses formes, entre les Ceblepyris et les Edolius.  Le bec est assez large à la base, et se comprime de plus en plus en se rapprochant de la pointe.  Mais les plumes du croupion sont épineuses comme dans les Graucalus, Ceblepyris et Lalage.  La type est l'EDOLISOME DE MARESCOT. — EDOLISOMA MARESCOTI ." (Jacquinot & Pucheran 1853); "Edolisoma Jacquinot and Pucheran, 1853, Voyage Pole Sud, Zool., 3, p. 69.  Type, by original designation, Edolisoma marescoti Gray." (Peters, 1960, IX, p. 168); "EDOLISOMA Jacquinot & Pucheran, 1853  N — Campephaga marescoti G. R. Gray, 1846; type by original designation = Lanius melas Lesson, 1828" (Dickinson and Christidis (eds.), H. & M. Complete Checklist, 4th ed., 2014, 2 (Passerines), p. 180).
Var. Edoliisoma, Edoliosoma.
Synon. Analisoma, Eucampophaga, Graucasoma, Lisomada, Metagraucalus.

melas
Gr. μελας melas, μελαινα melaina  black, dark.

SUBSPECIES

Black Cicadabird (waigeuense)
SCI Name: Edolisoma melas waigeuense
waigeuense / waigeuensis / waigeunsis / waigiouensis / waigiuensis / waigoui
Waigiu I., Moluccas, Dutch New Guinea / Waigeu or Waigeo, Raja Ampat group, West Papua, Indonesia.

Black Cicadabird (tommasonis)
SCI Name: Edolisoma melas tommasonis
tommasonis
Adelardo Tommaso Conte Salvadori Paleotti (1835-1923) Italian ornithologist (subsp. Edolisoma melas).

Black Cicadabird (melas)
SCI Name: Edolisoma melas melas
melas
Gr. μελας melas, μελαινα melaina  black, dark.

Black Cicadabird (meeki)
SCI Name: Edolisoma melas meeki
meeki / meekiana
Albert Stewart Meek (1871-1943) English explorer, collector in New Guinea, Melanesia and Australia (syn. Amaurornis cinerea, subsp. Cacomantis flabelliformis, syn. Caprimulgus macrurus schlegelii, Ceyx, Charmosyna, syn. Coracina papuensis angustifronsCorvus, subsp. Dicrurus bracteatus, subsp. Edolisoma melas, Erythropitta, subsp. Loriculus aurantiifrons, subsp. Macropygia amboinensis, subsp. Melanocharis versteri, subsp. Melanorectes nigrescens, ‡Microgoura, Micropsitta, syn. Myzomela obscura fumata, Ninox, subsp. Oedistoma pygmaeum, subsp. Pachycephala leucogastra, subsp. Parotia carolae, subsp. Podargus ocellatus, syn. Psittaculirostris desmarestii godmani, Ptiloprora, subsp. Sericornis papuensis, subsp. Syma torotoro, subsp. Symposiachrus browni, subsp. Tyto alba, Zosterops).

Black Cicadabird (goodsoni)
SCI Name: Edolisoma melas goodsoni
goodsoni
Arthur Thomas Goodson (1873-1931) assistant ornithologist at Tring Mus. 1893-1931 (subsp. Anthus leucophrys, subsp. Colluricincla megarhyncha, subsp. Cyanoderma ruficeps, syn. Eclectus roratus solomonensis, subsp. Edolisoma melas, subsp. Hypotaenidia philippensis, subsp. Macropygia mackinlayi, subsp. Pachycephala pectoralis, Patagioenas, Phylloscopus, syn. Sericornis rufescens, syn. Stachyris leucotis obscurata, subsp. Tangara aurulenta, syn. Treron aromaticus).

Black Cicadabird (batantae)
SCI Name: Edolisoma melas batantae
batantae
Batanta I., Raja Ampat Is., western New Guinea.