Crested Spinetail / Cranioleuca subcristata

Crested Spinetail / Cranioleuca subcristata

Crested Spinetail

SCI Name:  Cranioleuca subcristata
Protonym:  Synallaxis subcristata Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt1 p.20 pl.4 fig.1
Category:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  crespi1
Type Locality:  near Caracas, Venezuela.
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Publish Year:  1874
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CRANIOLEUCA
(Furnariidae; Ϯ Light-crowned Spinetail C. albiceps) Gr. κρανιον kranion  skull, head  < καρα kara, καρατος karatos  head; λευκος leukos  white; "LXXXVCranioleuca RCHB. Nat. Syst. d. Vög t. sppl. — Von der nahe stehenden Melanopareia verschieden durch einen stark gesteigerten Schwanz, noch kürzer als die Flügel, dessen einzelne Federn an der Spitze gerundet sind. Vierte Schwinge am längsten. Schnabel ziemlich gestreckt, Firste sanft gebogen, kiellos. Lauf ziemlich kurz, Nägel stark gekrümmt. — Das eigenthümliche Kleid des etwas größeren Vogels wird unten beschrieben.     372. C. albiceps (Synall. — D'ORBG. voy. 244. pl. 16. 2.) RCHB. t. DXXII. 3616. — Graulich olivengrün, Oberkopf gelblichweiß" (Reichenbach 1853); "Cranioleuca Reichenbach, Handb. spec. Orn., cont. x, 1853, Scansoriae A. Sittinae, p. 167. Type, by monotypy [and by virtual tautonymy], Synallaxis albiceps d'Orbigny and Lafresnaye." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 97).
Var. Craniolenca.
Synon. Acrorchilus.

subcristata / subcristatus
L. sub  slightly, somewhat; cristatus  crested  < crista  crest.
● ex “Contramaestre capetillo ordinario” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 160 (Serpophaga).
● L. sub  near to; specific name Emberiza cristata Vigors, 1831 (= syn. Melophus lathami) (syn. Melophus lathami).
● L. sub  near to; specific name Colymbus cristatus Linnaeus, 1758 (syn. Podiceps grisegena).

SUBSPECIES

Crested Spinetail (fuscivertex)
SCI Name: Cranioleuca subcristata fuscivertex
fuscivertex
L. fuscus  dusky; vertex, verticis  crown of the head.

Crested Spinetail (subcristata)
SCI Name: Cranioleuca subcristata subcristata
subcristata / subcristatus
L. sub  slightly, somewhat; cristatus  crested  < crista  crest.
● ex “Contramaestre capetillo ordinario” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 160 (Serpophaga).
● L. sub  near to; specific name Emberiza cristata Vigors, 1831 (= syn. Melophus lathami) (syn. Melophus lathami).
● L. sub  near to; specific name Colymbus cristatus Linnaeus, 1758 (syn. Podiceps grisegena).