Crested Becard / Pachyramphus validus

Crested Becard / Pachyramphus validus

Crested Becard

SCI Name:  Pachyramphus validus
Protonym:  Lanius validus Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.50
Category:  Passeriformes / Tityridae /
Taxonomy Code:  crebec1
Type Locality:  Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1823
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PACHYRAMPHUS
(Tityridae; Ϯ Green-backed Becard P. viridis) Gr. παχυς pakhus  stout, thick; ῥαμφος rhamphos  bill; "rostro vix brevi, crasso, alto, rotundato-convexo, ad frontem largo, apice dentato" (von Spix 1826) (see Becardia); "PACHYRAMPHUS, n.  Pachyrhynchus, Spix.  Psaris, Cuv.   P. Cuvieri, (Swains.) n., Zool. Ill., t. 32." (G. Gray 1840); "The generic name of Pachyrhynchus Spix, is changed by Mr. G. R. Gray, to Pachyramphus, as the former word is used in entomology" (Darwin 1841); "Pachyramphus G. R. Gray, 1840, List Genera Birds, p. 31. Type, by original designation, Psaris Cuvierii Swainson = Tityra viridis Vieillot." (Snow in Peters, 1979, VIII, p. 229).
Synon. Bathmidurus, Berlepschia, Callopsaris, Chloropsaris, Climacocercus, Hadrostomus, Pachyrhamphus, Pachyrhynchus, Platypsaris, Zetetes.

validus
L. validus  strong, powerful  < valere  to be strong.
● ex “Habia robustona” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 84 (syn. Saltator atricollis).

SUBSPECIES

Crested Becard (audax)
SCI Name: Pachyramphus validus audax
audax
L. audax, audacis bold < audere to be daring.
● ex “Bold Vulture” of Latham 1801 (Aquila).
● ex “Gobe-mouche tacheté de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 453, fig. 2, “Caudec” of de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Yellow-crowned Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (syn. Myiodynastes maculatus).

Crested Becard (validus)
SCI Name: Pachyramphus validus validus
validus
L. validus  strong, powerful  < valere  to be strong.
● ex “Habia robustona” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 84 (syn. Saltator atricollis).