Cinnamon Teal / Spatula cyanoptera

Cinnamon Teal / Spatula cyanoptera

Cinnamon Teal

SCI Name:  Spatula cyanoptera
Protonym:  Anas cyanoptera Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 5 p.104
Category:  Anseriformes / Anatidae /
Taxonomy Code:  cintea
Type Locality:  Rio de la Plata and Buenos Aires.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1816
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

SPATULA
(Anatidae; Ϯ Northern Shoveler S. clypeata) L. spatula  spoon  < dim. spatha  spatula  < Gr. σπαθη spathē  spatula; "The Shoveler. Anas clypeata Germanis  ...  its Bill is three Inches long, coal black, much broader towards the Tip than at the Base, excavated like a Buckler, of a round Circumference" (Albin 1731); "[Anas] clypeata.  16. A[nas]. rostri extremo dilatato rotundato, ungue incurvo" (Linnaeus 1758); "71. Familie. Enten, Anas.  ...  152. Gattung.  Spatula.   388. clypeata." (Boie 1822); "Spatula Boie, Isis von Oken, 1822, col. 564. Type, by monotypy, Anas clypeata Linné." (Peters 1931, I, 169).
Synon. Adelonetta, Clypeata, Cyanopterus, PterocyaneaPunanetta, Querquedula, Rhynchaspis, Rhynchoplatus.

cyanoptera
Gr. κυανοπτερος kuanopteros dark-winged, blue-winged < κυανος kuanos dark-blue; -πτερος -pteros -winged < πτερον pteron wing.
● ex “Pato alas azules” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 434 (Spatula).
● ex “Lindo saihobí” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 92 (Tangara).

SUBSPECIES

Cinnamon Teal (septentrionalium)
SCI Name: Spatula cyanoptera septentrionalium
septentrionale / septentrionales / septentrionalis / septentrionalium
L. septemtrionalis  northern  < septemtrio  north.
● Erroneous TL "Northern parts of America" (= Tonga Tabu); ex “Northern Shrike” of Latham 1781 (syn. Clytorhynchus vitiensis).

Cinnamon Teal (tropica)
SCI Name: Spatula cyanoptera tropica
tropica
Late L. tropicus  tropical  < L. tropicus  of turning  < Gr. τροπικος  tropikos  of the solstice  < τροπη tropē  turning  < τρεπω trepō  to change.

Cinnamon Teal (borreroi)
SCI Name: Spatula cyanoptera borreroi
borreroi
Dr José Ignacio Borrero Higuera (1921-2004) Colombian ornithologist (syn. Dendroplex picus peruvianus, subsp. Spatula cyanoptera).

Cinnamon Teal (orinoma)
SCI Name: Spatula cyanoptera orinoma
orinoma / orinomus
Gr. ορεινομος oreinomos  feeding on the hills  < ορος oros, ορεος oreos  mountain; -νομος -nomos  -feeding  < νεμω nemō  to consume.

Cinnamon Teal (cyanoptera)
SCI Name: Spatula cyanoptera cyanoptera
cyanoptera
Gr. κυανοπτερος kuanopteros dark-winged, blue-winged < κυανος kuanos dark-blue; -πτερος -pteros -winged < πτερον pteron wing.
● ex “Pato alas azules” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 434 (Spatula).
● ex “Lindo saihobí” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 92 (Tangara).