Caroline Islands Swiftlet / Aerodramus inquietus

Caroline Islands Swiftlet / Aerodramus inquietus

Caroline Islands Swiftlet

SCI Name:  Aerodramus inquietus
Protonym:  Cypselus inquietus Denkw.ReiserussAmer. 2 p.26
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Apodidae /
Taxonomy Code:  caiswi1
Type Locality:  Ualan, Caroline Islands.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1858
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

AERODRAMUS
(Apodidae; Ϯ Himalayan Swiftlet A. brevirostris innominatus) Gr. αηρ aēr, αερος aeros  air; -δρομος -dromos  -racer  < τρεχω trekhō  to run; "A.—Tarsus more or less feathered (subgenus Aerodramus).  ...  AERODRAMUS, 6 subgenus nov.   Chars. subgen.— Similar in proportions to the subgenus Collocalia, but tarsus more or less feathered.  Type.— Collocalia innominata Hume.   ...   6 αηρ, aer; δραμειν, cursare." (Oberholser 1906); "Aerodramus Oberholser, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila., 58, 1906, p. 179 (in key), p. 182.  Type, by original designation, Collocalia innominata Hume." (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 220).
Synon. Zoonava.

inquieta / inquietus
L. inquietus  restless  < in-  not; quietus  quiet, calm  < quies, quietis  rest, quiet.
● ex “Restless Thrush” of Latham 1801 (Myiagra).

SUBSPECIES

Caroline Islands Swiftlet (rukensis)
SCI Name: Aerodramus inquietus rukensis
rukensis / ruki
Ruk or Truk I., Caroline Is. / Chuuk, Micronesia.

Caroline Islands Swiftlet (ponapensis)
SCI Name: Aerodramus inquietus ponapensis
ponapenensis / ponapensis
Ponapé, Caroline Is. / Pohnpei, Micronesia.

Caroline Islands Swiftlet (inquietus)
SCI Name: Aerodramus inquietus inquietus
inquieta / inquietus
L. inquietus  restless  < in-  not; quietus  quiet, calm  < quies, quietis  rest, quiet.
● ex “Restless Thrush” of Latham 1801 (Myiagra).