Cinnamon-bellied Ground-Tyrant / Muscisaxicola capistratus

Cinnamon-bellied Ground-Tyrant / Muscisaxicola capistratus

Cinnamon-bellied Ground-Tyrant

SCI Name:  Muscisaxicola capistratus
Protonym:  Ptyonura capistrata J.Orn. 8 p.248
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  cibgrt1
Type Locality:  foot of Sierra de Mendoza, Argentina.
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Publish Year:  1860
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DEFINITIONS

MUSCISAXICOLA
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Rufous-naped Ground Tyrant M. rufivertex) Portmanteau of genera Muscicapa Brisson 1760, flycatcher, and Saxicola auct. (= Oenanthe Vieillot 1816), wheatear; "G. MUSCISAXICOLA. Nob.   Pedibus valde elongatis, gracilibus, unguibus anticis brevibus, postice longiore parum curvato, alis prælongis, acuminatis; cauda mediocris apice recto; rostro tenui, valde compresso, elongato, non basi depresso, quibus omnibus characteribus habituque toto Saxicolis hujus generis species proxime accedunt.   ...   1. M. rufivertex, Nob.   ...   2. M. mentalis, Nob.   ...   3. M. maculirostris, Nob.   ...   4. M. striaticeps, Nob." (d'Orbigny & de La Fresnaye 1837); "Muscisaxicola d'Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1837, Mag. Zool. [Paris], 7, cl. 2, p. 65. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1840, List Genera Birds, p. 24), Muscisaxicola rufivertex d'Orbigny and Lafresnaye." (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 168).
Synon. Ptyonura.

capistratum / capistratus
L. capistratus  haltered  < capistrum  halter, muzzle, band  < capere  to hold.
● ex “Red-headed Parrakeet” of Edwards 1758-1764, and “Perruche à face bleu” of Levaillant 1801-1805 (Trichoglossus).