Crescent-chested Puffbird / Malacoptila striata

Crescent-chested Puffbird / Malacoptila striata

Crescent-chested Puffbird

SCI Name:  Malacoptila striata
Protonym:  Bucco striatus Av.Sp.Nov.Brasil. 1 p.52 pl.40 fig.2
Category:  Galbuliformes / Bucconidae /
Taxonomy Code:  crcpuf1
Type Locality:  Rio de Janeiro and Baia.
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Publish Year:  1824
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

MALACOPTILA
(Bucconidae; Ϯ White-chested Puffbird M. fusca) Gr. μαλακος malakos  soft; πτιλον ptilon  plumage, feather; "MALACOPTILA, G. R. Gray (1841).  Lypornix, Swains., et 2nd div. Wagl. (1827).  Bucco, Gm., et 1st div. Vieill. (1823).   M. fusca, (Gm.) G. R. Gray.   L. torquatus, Hahn.   B. striata, Spix, Av. Br., pl. 40. f. 2." (G. Gray 1841); "Malacoptila G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., ed. 2, 1841, p. 13. Type, by subsequent designation, Bucco fuscus Gmelin (G. R. Gray, Gen. Bds., 1, 1846, p. [74])." (Peters 1948, VI, 16).
Synon. Lypornix.

striata
L. striatus  striated  < striare  to striate  < stria  furrow (see also striatus).
● ex “Blue-striped Roller” of Latham 1781 (Aplonis).
● “Tringa striata Linn., 1766, used in the former edition of the List, has been shown to refer to the Redshank and not to the Purple Sandpiper” (BOU 1915) (syn. Calidris maritima).
ex “Choucas de la Nouvelle Guinée” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 629, and “New-Guinea Crow” of Latham 1781 (Coracina).
● ex “Promérops de la nouvelle Guinée” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 638, and “Promérops brun à ventre rayé” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Epimachus fastuosus).
● ex “Transverse Striped Dove” or “Barred Dove” of Edwards 1751, and “Turtur Sinensis striatus” and “Turtur Indicus striatus” of Brisson 1760 (Geopelia).
● ex “Rasle rayé des Philippines” of Brisson 1760 (Lewinia).
● ex “Gros-bec de l’Île de Bourbon” of Brisson 1760 (Lonchura).
● (Statius Müller 1776) ex “Pic rayé de St. Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 281 (Melanerpes).
● (Boddaert 1783) ex “Picus dominicensis striatus” of Brisson 1760, and “Pic rayé de St. Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 281 (syn. Melanerpes striatus).
● (J. Gmelin 1788) ex “Picus dominicensis striatus” of Brisson 1760, “Pic rayé de St. Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 281, and “Rayed Woodpecker” of Latham 1782 (syn. Melanerpes striatus).
● ex “Onglet” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Furrow-clawed Tanager” of Latham 1783 (syn. Pipraeidea bonariensis).
● ex “Traquet à Queue Striée” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 188, fig. 1 (syn. Saxicoloides fulicatus).
● ex "Blackpoll Warbler" of Latham 1783 and Pennant 1785 (syn. Setophaga striata).
● ex “Striated Tern” of Latham 1785 (Sterna).
● ex “Totanus striatus” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Tringa totanus).
● ex “Striped-headed Finch” of Latham 1783, and “Striped Finch” of Pennant 1785 (syn. Zonotrichia albicollis).

SUBSPECIES

Crescent-chested Puffbird (Lesser)
SCI Name: Malacoptila striata minor
minor
L. minor  smaller  < comp. parvus  small. “Comparative names ... Specific names expressive of comparative size are also to be avoided, as they may be rendered inaccurate by the after-discovery of additional species. The names ... maximus, minor, minimus, etc. are examples of this objectionable practice” (Strickland Code 1842).
● ex “Short-eared Owl” of Pennant 1761 (syn. Asio flammeus).
● ex “Little Thrush” of Catesby 1731-1743, Edwards 1758-1764, Latham 1783, and Pennant 1785, “Turdus iliacus carolinensis” of Brisson 1760, and “Grivette de l’Amérique” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Catharus fuscescens).
● ex “Whip-poor-will” of Catesby 1731 (Chordeiles).
● ex “Coucou des palétuviers de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 813, “Petit Vieillard” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Mangrove Cuckow” of Latham 1782 (Coccyzus).
● "54. PICUS.  ...  minor.  12. P. albo nigroque varius vertice rubro, ano albido.  Picus albo nigroque varius, rectricibus tribus lateralibus seminigris. Fn. svec. 83. Hasselqv. iter. 242.  Picus varius tertius. Raj. av. 43.  Picus varius minor. Alb. av. I. p. 20. t. 20.  Habitat in Europa.” (Linnaeus 1758) (Dryobates).
● ex “Fregata minor” of Brisson 1760, “Petite Frégate” of de Buffon 1770-1783, “Man of War Bird” of Edwards 1760, and “Lesser Frigate Pelican” of Latham 1785 (Fregata).
● ex “Petit Indicateur” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 242 (Indicator).
● ex “Pie-grièsche d’Italie” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 32, fig. 1 (Lanius).
● ex “Perruche à ailes noires” of de Buffon 1770-1783, “Petite perruche de l’isle de Luçon, 4ème ésp.” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Luzonian Parrakeet” of Latham 1781 (syn. Loriculus philippensis).
● ex “Apiaster Philippensis minor” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Merops viridis americanus).
● ex “Little Woodcock” of Pennant 1785, and Latham 1785 (Microptera).
● ex “Troupiale de la Caroline” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 606, fig. 1, “Petit Troupiale noir” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Lesser black Oriole” of Latham 1782 (syn. Molothrus ater).
● ex “Lesser Bird of Paradise” of Latham 1783 (Paradisaea).
● ex “Barbican à ventre rose” of Levaillant 1806 (Pogonornis).
● ex “Porphyrio minor” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Porphyrula martinica).
● ex “Colymbus fluviatilis” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Tachybaptus ruficollis).
● ex “Huppe d’Afrique” of Audebert & Vieillot 1800-1802 (syn. Upupa africana).
● ex “Ringvia” of Brünnich 1764, and “Lesser Guillemot” of Pennant 1785 (syn. Uria aalge).

Crescent-chested Puffbird (Greater)
SCI Name: Malacoptila striata striata
striata
L. striatus  striated  < striare  to striate  < stria  furrow (see also striatus).
● ex “Blue-striped Roller” of Latham 1781 (Aplonis).
● “Tringa striata Linn., 1766, used in the former edition of the List, has been shown to refer to the Redshank and not to the Purple Sandpiper” (BOU 1915) (syn. Calidris maritima).
ex “Choucas de la Nouvelle Guinée” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 629, and “New-Guinea Crow” of Latham 1781 (Coracina).
● ex “Promérops de la nouvelle Guinée” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 638, and “Promérops brun à ventre rayé” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Epimachus fastuosus).
● ex “Transverse Striped Dove” or “Barred Dove” of Edwards 1751, and “Turtur Sinensis striatus” and “Turtur Indicus striatus” of Brisson 1760 (Geopelia).
● ex “Rasle rayé des Philippines” of Brisson 1760 (Lewinia).
● ex “Gros-bec de l’Île de Bourbon” of Brisson 1760 (Lonchura).
● (Statius Müller 1776) ex “Pic rayé de St. Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 281 (Melanerpes).
● (Boddaert 1783) ex “Picus dominicensis striatus” of Brisson 1760, and “Pic rayé de St. Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 281 (syn. Melanerpes striatus).
● (J. Gmelin 1788) ex “Picus dominicensis striatus” of Brisson 1760, “Pic rayé de St. Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 281, and “Rayed Woodpecker” of Latham 1782 (syn. Melanerpes striatus).
● ex “Onglet” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Furrow-clawed Tanager” of Latham 1783 (syn. Pipraeidea bonariensis).
● ex “Traquet à Queue Striée” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 188, fig. 1 (syn. Saxicoloides fulicatus).
● ex "Blackpoll Warbler" of Latham 1783 and Pennant 1785 (syn. Setophaga striata).
● ex “Striated Tern” of Latham 1785 (Sterna).
● ex “Totanus striatus” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Tringa totanus).
● ex “Striped-headed Finch” of Latham 1783, and “Striped Finch” of Pennant 1785 (syn. Zonotrichia albicollis).