Buff-cheeked Greenlet / Pachysylvia muscicapina

Buff-cheeked Greenlet / Pachysylvia muscicapina

Buff-cheeked Greenlet

SCI Name:  Pachysylvia muscicapina
Protonym:  Hylophilus muscicapinus Nomen.Av.Neotrop. p.12,156
Category:  Passeriformes / Vireonidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bucgre1
Type Locality:  St. Louis d''Oyapok, French Guiana.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1873
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PACHYSYLVIA
(Vireonidae; Ϯ Lesser Greenlet P. decurtata) Gr. παχυς pakhus large, stout; genus Sylvia Scopoli, 1769, warbler; "Pachysylvia, Bp. (Mniotilta, p. Gr.)  Media quasi inter Sylvicolas et Vireones: corpus concretum, decurtatum: alae amplae, breves; remigum prima brevissima! secunda aequali duodecimae; tertia, quarta, quinta et sexta omnium longissimis: cauda parva, angusta, truncata.  SYLVICOLA decurtata, Bp. (Mniotilta decurtata, Gr.) Proc. Zool. Soc. 1837. p. 118. sp. 31. ex Mexico" (Bonaparte 1850).
Var. Pachysilvia.

muscicapina / muscicapinus
Mod. L. muscicapinus  flycatcher-like  < genus Muscicapa Brisson 1760, flycatcher.
● ex “Sylvia muscicapinus, auct. ign. M.S.” (Pachysylvia).

SUBSPECIES

Buff-cheeked Greenlet (muscicapina)
SCI Name: Pachysylvia muscicapina muscicapina
muscicapina / muscicapinus
Mod. L. muscicapinus  flycatcher-like  < genus Muscicapa Brisson 1760, flycatcher.
● ex “Sylvia muscicapinus, auct. ign. M.S.” (Pachysylvia).

Buff-cheeked Greenlet (griseifrons)
SCI Name: Pachysylvia muscicapina griseifrons
griseifrons
Med. L. griseum  grey; L. frons, frontis  forehead, brow.