Blackpoll Warbler / Setophaga striata

Blackpoll Warbler / Setophaga striata

Blackpoll Warbler

SCI Name:  Setophaga striata
Protonym:  Muscicapa striata Philos.Trans. 62 p.406,428
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Parulidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bkpwar
Type Locality:  Severn River [= Fort Severn, west coast of Hudson Bay, fide Amer. Ornith. Union, 1910, Checkhst North Amer. Birds, ed. 3, p. 315].
Publish Year:  1772
IUCN Status:  


(Parulidae; Ϯ American Redstart S. ruticilla) Gr. σης sēs, σητος sētos  moth; -φαγος -phagos  -eating  < φαγειν phagein  to eat; "G. SETOPHAGA.  Sw. in Zool. Journ. No. 10.    17. Setophaga ruticilla.  Muscicapa ruticilla, Lin. mas.  M. flavicaudæ. Gm. fem. Maritime parts.   18. Setophaga miniata.  Cinereous, breast and body beneath vermilion; tail black, the lateral tail feathers partly white.  Table land: woods of Valadolid; rare, size of the last.   19. Setophaga rubra.  Entirely red, ear feathers of a silky whiteness. Inhabits the same woods, and is of the same size as the last." (Swainson 1827 (May)); "SETOPHAGA.  Rostrum parvum; culmine carinato. Alæ mediocres; remigibus 1ma et 4ta æqualibus, 2da et 3tia æqualibus, longissimis. Cauda sub-elongata, rotundata. Pedes graciles, tarsis squamis anterioribus divisis, lateralibus integris.  ...  Type. Muscicapa ruticilla. Linn.  ...  It represents, in the new world, the Australian genus Rhipidura" (Swainson 1827 (July)); "Setophaga Swainson, 1827 (May), Philos. Mag., new ser., 1, fasc. 5, p. 368. Type, by subsequent designation (Swainson, 1827 (July), Zool. Journ., 3, p. 360), Motacilla ruticilla Linnaeus." (Lowery & Monroe in Peters 1968, XIV, 33). Doubtless time will soften the dismay of birdwatchers caused by the absorption of Dendroica, Parula and Wilsonia into Setophaga.
Var. Cetophaga.   
Synon. Agreocantor, Azuria, Caeruleocantor, Chloris, Chrysocantor, Compsothlypis, Dendroica, Fruticantor, Lineocantor, Maculocantor, Myioctonus, Myiodioctes, Neodendroica, Parula, Perissoglossa, Piceacantor, Pinacantor, Ruticilla, Sylvania, Sylvicola, Sylviocantor, Sylviparus, Terracantor, Vireocantor, Wilsonia.

L. striatus  striated  < striare  to striate  < stria  furrow (see also striatus).
● ex “Blue-striped Roller” of Latham 1781 (Aplonis).
● “Tringa striata Linn., 1766, used in the former edition of the List, has been shown to refer to the Redshank and not to the Purple Sandpiper” (BOU 1915) (syn. Calidris maritima).
ex “Choucas de la Nouvelle Guinée” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 629, and “New-Guinea Crow” of Latham 1781 (Coracina).
● ex “Promérops de la nouvelle Guinée” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 638, and “Promérops brun à ventre rayé” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Epimachus fastuosus).
● ex “Transverse Striped Dove” or “Barred Dove” of Edwards 1751, and “Turtur Sinensis striatus” and “Turtur Indicus striatus” of Brisson 1760 (Geopelia).
● ex “Rasle rayé des Philippines” of Brisson 1760 (Lewinia).
● ex “Gros-bec de l’Île de Bourbon” of Brisson 1760 (Lonchura).
● (Statius Müller 1776) ex “Pic rayé de St. Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 281 (Melanerpes).
● (Boddaert 1783) ex “Picus dominicensis striatus” of Brisson 1760, and “Pic rayé de St. Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 281 (syn. Melanerpes striatus).
● (J. Gmelin 1788) ex “Picus dominicensis striatus” of Brisson 1760, “Pic rayé de St. Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 281, and “Rayed Woodpecker” of Latham 1782 (syn. Melanerpes striatus).
● ex “Onglet” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Furrow-clawed Tanager” of Latham 1783 (syn. Pipraeidea bonariensis).
● ex “Traquet à Queue Striée” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 188, fig. 1 (syn. Saxicoloides fulicatus).
● ex "Blackpoll Warbler" of Latham 1783 and Pennant 1785 (syn. Setophaga striata).
● ex “Striated Tern” of Latham 1785 (Sterna).
● ex “Totanus striatus” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Tringa totanus).
● ex “Striped-headed Finch” of Latham 1783, and “Striped Finch” of Pennant 1785 (syn. Zonotrichia albicollis).