Chotoy Spinetail / Schoeniophylax phryganophilus

Chotoy Spinetail / Schoeniophylax phryganophilus

Chotoy Spinetail

SCI Name:  Schoeniophylax phryganophilus
Protonym:  Sylvia phryganophila Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 11 p.207
Category:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  chospi2
Type Locality:  Paraguay.
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Publish Year:  1817
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

SCHOENIOPHYLAX
(Furnariidae; Ϯ Chotoy Spinetail S. phryganophilus) Gr. σχοινια skhoinia  bunch of rushes  < σχοινος skhoinos  rush, reed; φυλαξ phulax, φυλακος phulakos  watcher, sentinel  < φυλασσω phulassō  to keep watch; "Schoeniophylax gen. nov.  (Furnariidæ.)   Related to Synallaxis Vieillot but tail nearly twice as long as wing, and upper parts streaked.   Type.—Sylvia phryganophila Vieillot.  (Σχοινια, a bunch of rushes; φυλαξ a watcher, guard, sentinel.)" (Ridgway 1909).

phryganophila / phryganophilus
Gr. φρυγανον phruganon  dry stick, firewood  < φρυγω phrugō  to roast, to parch; φιλος philos  loving  < φιλεω phileō  to love  < φιλος philos  lover; ex “Horqueta tricolor” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 229 (Schoeniophylax).

SUBSPECIES

Chotoy Spinetail (phryganophilus)
SCI Name: Schoeniophylax phryganophilus phryganophilus
phryganophila / phryganophilus
Gr. φρυγανον phruganon  dry stick, firewood  < φρυγω phrugō  to roast, to parch; φιλος philos  loving  < φιλεω phileō  to love  < φιλος philos  lover; ex “Horqueta tricolor” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 229 (Schoeniophylax).

Chotoy Spinetail (petersi)
SCI Name: Schoeniophylax phryganophilus petersi
petersi / petersii
● Prof. Wilhelm Karl Hartwig Peters (1815-1883) German zoologist, collector in tropical Africa 1842-1848 (subsp. Podica senegalensis).
● Dr James Lee Peters (1889-1952) US ornithologist, nomenclaturist, Curator of Birds MCZ (subsp. Aethopyga saturata, subsp. Agelasticus thilius, subsp. Coccyzus longirostris, syn. Coracina schistacea, subsp. Hydrornis soror, syn. Hylatomus lineatus similis, subsp. Pheugopedius maculipectus, syn. Picoides kizuki matsudairai, syn. Rupornis magnirostris griseocauda, subsp. Schoeniophylax phryganophilusXenodacnis).
● Ernst Peters (fl. 1890) German student, collector in Venezuela 1890 (Zimmerius).