Buru Honeyeater / Lichmera deningeri

Buru Honeyeater / Lichmera deningeri

Buru Honeyeater

SCI Name:  Lichmera deningeri
Protonym:  Stigmatops deningeri Bull.Br.Orn.Club 31 p.6
Category:  Passeriformes / Meliphagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  burhon1
Type Locality:  Buru Island.
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Publish Year:  1912
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DEFINITIONS

LICHMERA
(Meliphagidae; Ϯ Brown Honeyeater L. indistincta ocularis) Gr. λιχμηρης likhmērēs  licking with the tongue  < λιχμαω likhmaō  to lick, to dart with the tongue; "Gen. LICHMERA nov. gen.  *) Bürstenzüngler.   633.  1. L. australasiana Nob. — Certhia australasiana Shaw. Gen. Zool. VIII. p. 226.— Certhia pyrrhoptera Lath.?— Melithreptus melanoleucus Vieill.— Meliphaga australasiana Vig. Horsf. Trans. Lin. Soc. XV. p. 313.— id. Gould B. Austr. IV. tab. 27.— Meliphaga inornata Gould. (jun.).    634.  2. L. ocularis Nob.— Glyciphila ocularis Gould Proc. Zool. Soc. 1837. p. 154.  id. Birds Austr. IV. tab. 31.— Gylciphila subocularis Gould. (Fem an juv.).   ...  *) Von λιχμηρης, züngelnd, leckerhaft.  Die Gruppe steht in der Bildung zwischen Meliornis und Ptilotis" (Cabanis 1853); "Lichmera Cabanis, 1851 [= 1853], Mus. Hein., 1, p. 118. Type, by subsequent designation (Bonaparte, 1854, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 38, p. 263), Glyciphila ocularis Gould." (Salomonsen in Peters 1967, XII, 345).
Synon. Stigmatops.

deningeri
Prof. Karl Julius Deninger (1878-1917) German zoologist, geologist, explorer, leader of the second Freiburger Moluccan Expedition 1911-1912 (Lichmera, subsp. Phaenicophaeus curvirostris, subsp. Turdus poliocephalus).