Buffy Helmetcrest / Oxypogon stuebelii

Buffy Helmetcrest / Oxypogon stuebelii

Buffy Helmetcrest

SCI Name:  Oxypogon stuebelii
Protonym:  Oxypogon Stubelii Zeitsch.ges.Orn. 1 p.204
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bufhel1
Type Locality:  Volcan de Tolima, Central Andes, Colombia.
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Publish Year:  1884
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DEFINITIONS

OXYPOGON
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Green-bearded Helmetcrest O. guerinii) Gr. οξυς oxus  sharp, pointed; πωγων pōgōn, πωγωνος pōgōnos  beard; "Genus OXYPOGON.   Gen. char.— Rostrum capite brevius, debile et rectum.  Genæ supra subtusque rostrum plumis elongatis ornatæ; illis supra erectis, his subtus pendentibus.  Alæ paululo longæ.  Cauda ampla et occlusa, furcata.  Pedes ampli et validi.  Tarsi nudi.  Hallux cum ungue longior digito, cum ungue intermedio.   ...  Types, Trochilus Guerinii and T. Lindenii." (Gould 1848); "Oxypogon Gould, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, pt. 16, 1848, p. 14. Type, by subsequent designation, Ornismya guerinii Boissoneau. (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 22.)" (Peters 1945, V, 122).

stuebelii
Dr Moritz Alphons Stübel (1835-1904) German geologist, vulcanologist, archaeologist, explorer, collector in tropical America (syn. Chlorostilbon mellisugus peruanus, Oxypogon).