Black-tailed Flycatcher / Myiobius atricaudus

Black-tailed Flycatcher / Myiobius atricaudus

Black-tailed Flycatcher

SCI Name:  Myiobius atricaudus
Protonym:  Myiobius atricaudus Ibis p.183
Category:  Passeriformes / Oxyruncidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bltfly1
Type Locality:  Isthmus of Panama; cotypes from neighborhood of Lion Hill (McLeannon Collection), fide Salvin and Godman, 1889, Biol. Centr.-Amer., 2, p. 56 and Ridgway, 1907, Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus., 50, pt. 4, p. 489.
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Publish Year:  1863
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DEFINITIONS

MYIOBIUS
(Tityridae; Ϯ Whiskered Flycatcher M. barbatus) Gr. μυια muia, μυιας muias  fly; βιος bios  living, livelihood; "MYIOBIUS. G. R. Gray.  TYRANNULA. Swains.  Mr. Gould has adopted for the following species Mr. Swainson's generic appellation of Tyrannula, but Mr. G. R. Gray has pointed out that as Tyrannulus was proposed and published eleven years before, namely in 1816, by Vieillot, it becomes necessary to change the former name, and therefore he proposes Myiobius.    1. MYIOBIUS ALBICEPS. G. R. Gray.  Muscipeta albiceps. D'Orb. et Lafr. Mag. de Zool. 1837, p. 47.  ...  2. MYIOBIUS AURICEPS.  Tyrannula auriceps. Gould, MS.  ...  3. MYIOBIUS PARVIROSTRIS.  Tyrannula parvirostris, Gould, MS.  ...  4. MYIOBIUS MAGNIROSTRIS. Tyrannula magnirostris. Gould, MS." (Darwin 1839); "Myiobius Darwin, 1839, Zool. Beagle, 3, Birds, p. 46. Type, designated by International Commission, Muscicapa barbata Gmelin.  ...  For use of this name in its accustomed sense see 1956, Op. Decl. Int. Comm. Zool. Nomencl., 13, p. 245" (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 116).  It has been suggested that this genus, together with Onychorhynchus and Terenotriccus, be moved to the Oxyruncidae.
Synon. Platyrhynchus, Tyrannula.

atricaudus
L. ater black; cauda tail.

SUBSPECIES

Black-tailed Flycatcher (Black-tailed)
SCI Name: Myiobius atricaudus [atricaudus Group]
MYIOBIUS
(Tityridae; Ϯ Whiskered Flycatcher M. barbatus) Gr. μυια muia, μυιας muias  fly; βιος bios  living, livelihood; "MYIOBIUS. G. R. Gray.  TYRANNULA. Swains.  Mr. Gould has adopted for the following species Mr. Swainson's generic appellation of Tyrannula, but Mr. G. R. Gray has pointed out that as Tyrannulus was proposed and published eleven years before, namely in 1816, by Vieillot, it becomes necessary to change the former name, and therefore he proposes Myiobius.    1. MYIOBIUS ALBICEPS. G. R. Gray.  Muscipeta albiceps. D'Orb. et Lafr. Mag. de Zool. 1837, p. 47.  ...  2. MYIOBIUS AURICEPS.  Tyrannula auriceps. Gould, MS.  ...  3. MYIOBIUS PARVIROSTRIS.  Tyrannula parvirostris, Gould, MS.  ...  4. MYIOBIUS MAGNIROSTRIS. Tyrannula magnirostris. Gould, MS." (Darwin 1839); "Myiobius Darwin, 1839, Zool. Beagle, 3, Birds, p. 46. Type, designated by International Commission, Muscicapa barbata Gmelin.  ...  For use of this name in its accustomed sense see 1956, Op. Decl. Int. Comm. Zool. Nomencl., 13, p. 245" (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 116).  It has been suggested that this genus, together with Onychorhynchus and Terenotriccus, be moved to the Oxyruncidae.
Synon. Platyrhynchus, Tyrannula.

Black-tailed Flycatcher (Buff-rumped)
SCI Name: Myiobius atricaudus ridgwayi
ridgway / ridgwayi
Robert Ridgway (1850-1929) US ornithologist, Smithsonian Curator of Birds 1880-1929 (Aegolius, syn. Amazona leucocephala, subsp. Anous stolidus, Antrostomus, subsp. Arremonops rufivirgatus, Baeolophus, syn. Basileuterus culicivorus, Buteo, subsp. Buteogallus urubitinga, subsp. Camptostoma imberbe, subsp. Certhidea fusca, subsp. Chasiempis sandwichensis, subsp. Cochlearius cochlearius, subsp. Colinus virginianus, Cotinga, subsp. Cyanocitta stelleri, subsp. Dendrocincla fuliginosa, syn. Dendrocolaptes certhia concolor, syn. Dryobates scalaris parvus, subsp. Fregata minor, subsp. Geothlypis poliocephalaGlaucidium, subsp. Icterus icterus, subsp. Jacamerops aureus, subsp. Lagopus muta, subsp. Leiothlypis ruficapilla (ex Helmithophaga ruficapilla gutturalis Ridgway, 1874), subsp. Loxigilla noctis, syn. Megascops trichopsis, subsp. Myiobius atricaudus, Nesotriccus, subsp. Pandion haliaetus, syn. Passerella iliaca insularis, subsp. Pheugopedius coraya, Plegadis, subsp. Psarocolius wagleri, subsp. Scardafella squammata, Stelgidopteryx, Thalurania, subsp. Thryorchilus browni, subsp. Xenops genibarbis).