Brown-throated Parakeet / Eupsittula pertinax

Brown-throated Parakeet / Eupsittula pertinax

Brown-throated Parakeet

SCI Name:  Eupsittula pertinax
Protonym:  Psittacus pertinax Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.98
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  brtpar1
Type Locality:  'in Indiis'' i.e. Curasao.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1758
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

EUPSITTULA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Orange-fronted Parakeet E. canicularis) Gr. ευ eu  fine; Mod. L. psittula  little parrot  < dim. Gr. ψιττακη psittakē  parrot; "Eupsittula petzii, Bp. ...  Simillima Psittac. aureæ, Gm. ...  sed minor, rostro valde robustiore, albido; orbitis magis denudatis: remigibus, rectricibusque cyanescentibus.  Le genre Eupsittula est établi par nous pour les petites Perruches à gros bec et à orbites dénudées, de l'Amérique" (Bonaparte 1853); "Eupsittula Bonaparte, Comp. Rend. Ac. Sci., Paris, XXXVII, 1853, p. 807  (Type [by monotypy; by subs. desig. (G. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds Brit. Mus., p. 87)] Psittacus petzii Leib. = P. canicularis Linn.)." (Cory, 1918, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. II (1), p. 61).    
Var. Eupsittacula.
Synon. Eupsittaca.

pertinax
L. pertinax, pertinacis  tenacious, persistent  < per  through; tenax, tenacis  gripping, clinging  < tenere  to hold.
● ex “Muscicapa pertinax” of Lichtenstein MS (Contopus).
● "44. PSITTACUS.  ...  pertinax.  10. P. macrourus viridis, genis fulvis, remigibus rectricibusque canescentibus. Mus. Ad. Fr. I. p. 14.  Psittacus minor viridis, cauda longa & malis croceis. Frisch. av. 4. t. 54.  Habitat in Indiis." (Linnaeus 1758) (Eupsittula).

SUBSPECIES

Brown-throated Parakeet (Veraguas)
SCI Name: Eupsittula pertinax ocularis
ocularis
L. ocularis  of the eyes, ocular  < oculus  eye.
● “The widespread error of transcribing this name as ocularius has been pointed out by Macdonald and Grant, 1953, Ann. Transvaal Mus., 22, pp. 197-203” (Moreau in Peters XV 1962) (Ploceus).

Brown-throated Parakeet (Brown-throated)
SCI Name: Eupsittula pertinax [pertinax Group]
EUPSITTULA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Orange-fronted Parakeet E. canicularis) Gr. ευ eu  fine; Mod. L. psittula  little parrot  < dim. Gr. ψιττακη psittakē  parrot; "Eupsittula petzii, Bp. ...  Simillima Psittac. aureæ, Gm. ...  sed minor, rostro valde robustiore, albido; orbitis magis denudatis: remigibus, rectricibusque cyanescentibus.  Le genre Eupsittula est établi par nous pour les petites Perruches à gros bec et à orbites dénudées, de l'Amérique" (Bonaparte 1853); "Eupsittula Bonaparte, Comp. Rend. Ac. Sci., Paris, XXXVII, 1853, p. 807  (Type [by monotypy; by subs. desig. (G. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds Brit. Mus., p. 87)] Psittacus petzii Leib. = P. canicularis Linn.)." (Cory, 1918, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. II (1), p. 61).    
Var. Eupsittacula.
Synon. Eupsittaca.