Bronze-winged Parrot / Pionus chalcopterus

Bronze-winged Parrot / Pionus chalcopterus

Bronze-winged Parrot

SCI Name:  Pionus chalcopterus
Protonym:  Psittacus chalcopterus Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1840) (1840), Pt8 no.90 p.59
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  brwpar1
Type Locality:  Bogota, Colombia.
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Publish Year:  1841
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DEFINITIONS

PIONUS
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Blue-headed Parrot P. menstruus) Gr. πιων piōn, πιονος pionos  fat, obese; "Genus XVII.  Pionus*) Wagl.  Maïtaca.  Rostrum subintumidum; nares, lingua et pedes Psittacorum; cauda abbreviata, aequalis, alis magnis fere tecta; caput magnum; corpus breve, crassum.  Sexus colore non variant.  ...  Species: A. Rostro subparvo, compressiusculo: α. crisso rubro: 1. P. menstruus.  —  2. P. Maximiliani.  —  3. P. senilis.  —  4. P. purpureus.  —  5. P. sordidus.   ...   *) Πιων obesus. — Maïtaca audiunt hae aves apud indigenas Brasiliae" (Wagler 1832); "Pionus Wagler, Abh. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Phys. Kl., 1, 1832, p. 497. Type, by subsequent designation, Psittacus menstruus Linné (G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 52)." (Peters 1937, III, 214).
Var. Pionias, Pione.

chalcopterus
Gr. χαλκοπτερος khalkopteros  with wings of metallic hue, bronze-winged  < χαλκος khalkos  bronze, copper; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing.

Chalcopterus
(Glareolidae; syn. Rhinoptilus Bronze-winged Courser R. chalcopterus) Specific name Cursorius chalcopterus Temminck, 1824; "Genera et Species typicae.   ...   3. Chalcopterus RCHB.  Temminckii (Curs. chalcopterus T.) R.  Ic. Av. t. 365b. ic. 3543.  t. 375. ic. 3131—32." (Reichenbach 1853); "Chalcopterus Reichenbach, 1853, Avium Systema Naturale, p. XXX.  Type, by original designation and tautonymy, Cursorius chalcopterus Temminck, 1824." (JAJ 2020).