Black-necked Red-Cotinga / Phoenicircus nigricollis

Black-necked Red-Cotinga / Phoenicircus nigricollis

Black-necked Red-Cotinga

SCI Name:  Phoenicircus nigricollis
Protonym:  P[hoenicircus] nigricollis FaunaBor.-Am.[Swainson&Richardson] 2(1831) p.491
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Cotingidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bnrcot1
Type Locality:  Rio Negro near Barcelos, Brazil.
Publish Year:  1832
IUCN Status:  


(Cotingidae; Ϯ Guianan Red Cotinga P. carnifex) Gr. φοινιξ phoinix, φοινικος phoinikos  crimson, red; κερκος kerkos  tail; "Genus, PHŒNICIRCUS   ...   Bill as in Pipra. Wings very short, convex, the primary quills stiff, narrow, the three first equal, the fourth short and distorted. Tail broad, even, the feathers truncate. Feet syndactyle; the tarsus feathered on the inner side.  Types.— 1. P. carnifex. (Ampelis carnifex, LINN.)   2. P. nigricollis, Sw. (Amp. carnifex, SPIX.)  3. P. militaris (?), Sw. (Cotinga rouge, LE VAILL., pl. 25.)" (Swainson 1832); "Phoenicircus Swainson, 1832, in Swainson and Richardson, Fauna Bor.-Amer., 2 (1831), p. 491. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1840, List Genera Birds, p. 33), Ampelis carnifex Linnaeus = Lanius carnifex Linnaeus." (Snow in Peters 1979, VIII, 281).
Var. Phoenicercus, Phaenicocercus, Phoenicocercus, Phaenicercus, Phaenicircus.
Synon. Carnifex.

L. niger  black; Mod. L. -collis  -necked, -throated  < L. collum  neck.
● ex “Plastron noir” of Audebert & Vieillot 1801 (Anthracothorax).
● ex “Blacknecked Falcon” of Latham 1787 (Busarellus).
● ex “Coliou Rayé à Gorge Noire” of Levaillant 1808, pl. 259 (Colius).
● ex “Blacknecked Swan” of Latham 1785 (syn. Cygnus melancoryphus).
● ex “Black-necked Thrush” of Latham 1783 (syn. Gracupica nigricollis).
● ex “Tangara olive à gorge noire de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 720, fig. 1, “Tangara à gorge noire” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Black-throated Tanager” of Latham 1783 (syn. Hemithraupis guira nigrigula).
● ex Ampelis carnifex von Spix, 1825 (Phoenicircus).
● ex “Coturnix madagascariensis” of Brisson 1760, “Caille de Madagascar” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 171, and “Blacknecked Quail” of Latham 1783 (Turnix).
● ex “Black-throated Manakin” of Latham 1783 (unident.).
● ex “Blacknecked Warbler” of Latham 1787 (unident.; ?Timaliidae).