Cordoba Cinclodes / Cinclodes comechingonus

Cordoba Cinclodes / Cinclodes comechingonus

Cordoba Cinclodes

SCI Name:  Cinclodes comechingonus
Protonym:  Cinclodes comechingonus Hornero 8 p.370
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  corcin1
Type Locality:  Sierras de Comechingones, 2400 meters, 7 km. west of La Paz, Cordoba, Argentina.
Publish Year:  1944
IUCN Status:  


(Furnariidae; Ϯ Dark-bellied Cinclodes C. patagonicus) Genus Cinclus Bechstein, 1802, dipper  < Gr. κιγκλος kinklos  unknown waterside bird; -οιδης -oidēs  resembling; the Dark-bellied Cinclodes, originally described in the wagtail genus Motacilla, is now considered the ecological equivalent of the dippers Cinclidae; "Habitat in terra ignis ad mare  ...  et vermibus marinis victitans" (J. Gmelin 1789); "CINCLODES, n.  Furnarius, Less. Opetiorhynchus, (Temm.) Gould.  G.R. Gray. Uppucerthia, D'Orb. Motacilla, Gm.   C. Patagonicus, (Gm.) n. Mot. Gracula, Forst. Opet. rupestris, Kittl. Less. Tr. Orn., pl. 75, fig. 1. F. Lessonii, Dum. F. Chilensis, Less." (G. Gray 1840); "Cinclodes G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 16. Type, by subsequent designation, Motacilla patagonica Gmelin (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 26)." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 65).
Synon. Cillurus.

Sierras de Comechingones, Córdoba, Argentina.