Choco Poorwill / Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi

Choco Poorwill / Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi

Choco Poorwill

SCI Name:  Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi
Protonym:  Caprimulgus rosenbergi Bull.Br.Orn.Club 5 p.10
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Caprimulgidae /
Taxonomy Code:  chopoo1
Type Locality:  Rio Dagua, Colombia.
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Publish Year:  1895
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DEFINITIONS

NYCTIPHRYNUS
(Caprimulgidae; Ϯ Ocellated Poorwill N. ocellatus) Gr. νυκτι- nukti-  night-, nocturnal  < νυξ nux, νυκτος nuktos  night; φρυνη phrunē, φρυνης phrunēs  toad; "11. Nyctiphrynus, Bp.   41. ocellatus, Tschudi. (brasilianus? Wied nec L.)   42. nuttalli, Audub. (brasilianus? Lawr.)   43. guianensis, Gm." (Bonaparte 1857); "Nyctiphrynus Bonaparte, Riv. Contemp., 9, 1857, p. 215. Type, by subsequent designation, Caprimulgus ocellatus Tschudi. (Oberholser, Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus., no. 86, 1914, p. 8, note 5.)" (Peters 1940, IV, 195).
Synon. Otophanes, Ptilonycterus.

rosenbergi / rosenbergii
● William Frederick Henry Rosenberg (1868-1957) British natural history dealer, collector in tropical America (Amazilia, syn. Erythrothlypis salmoni, Nyctiphrynus, subsp. Pittasoma rufopileatum, subsp. Rhytipterna holerythra, subsp. Schiffornis veraepacis, syn. Sipia nigricauda, subsp. Xiphorhynchus susurrans).
● Carl Benjamin Hermann Freiherr von Rosenberg (1817-1888) German naturalist, surveyor, collector in the East Indies (Gymnocrex, syn. Mino anais orientalisMyzomela, Pitta, syn. Rhipidura threnothorax, Scolopax, Trichoglossus, Tyto).