Blue Cotinga / Cotinga nattererii

Blue Cotinga / Cotinga nattererii

Blue Cotinga

SCI Name:  Cotinga nattererii
Protonym:  Ampelis Nattererii Rev.Zool. 3 p.2
Category:  Passeriformes / Cotingidae /
Taxonomy Code:  blucot1
Type Locality:  'Bogota,'' Colombia.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1840
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DEFINITIONS

COTINGA
(Cotingidae; Ϯ Purple-breasted Cotinga C. cotinga) Tupí name Catingá  bright forest (bird), for the colourful cotingas; "Cotinga, nom qu'on donne en Amérique à quelques especes de ce genre ... Cotinga superne splendide cœrulea, inferne purpuro-violacea; remigibus, rectricibusque nigris; oris exterioribus remigum minorum & rectricum cœruleis" (Brisson 1760): based on "Purple-breasted Blue Manakin" of Edwards 1758; "Cotinga Brisson, 1760, Ornithologie, 2, p. 339. Type, by tautonymy, "Cotinga" Brisson = Ampelis cotinga Linnaeus." (Snow in Peters, 1979, VIII, p. 297).
Synon. Hylocosmia, Orbignesius.

cotinga
Tupí name Catingá bright forest (bird), for the cotingas.
● ex “Cotinga” of Brisson 1760 (Cotinga).

natterei / nattereri / nattererii / natterii
Dr Johann Natterer (1787-1843) Austrian zoologist, collector, resident in Brazil 1817-1835 (subsp. Amazona ochrocephala, Anthus, subsp. Attila bolivianus, syn. Augastes scutatus, syn. Certhia brachydactyla, subsp. Colaptes melanochloros, Cotinga, Hylopezus, Lepidothrix, subsp. Loriotus cristatus (?x), Lurocalis, subsp. Momotus momota, subsp. Nonnula ruficapilla, Phaethornis, syn. Phylloscopus bonellii, Pipile, subsp. Platyrinchus platyrhynchos, syn. Poecilotriccus latirostris ochropterus, subsp. Rupornis magnirostris, Selenidera, syn. Tinamus solitarius, syn. Tityra inquisitor).