Cuban Pewee / Contopus caribaeus

Cuban Pewee / Contopus caribaeus

Cuban Pewee

SCI Name:  Contopus caribaeus
Protonym:  Muscipeta caribaea Hist.IslaCuba[Sagra] 3 p.77
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  cubpew1
Type Locality:  Cuba; restricted to Holguin, Oriente Province by Burleigh and Duvall, 1948, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 61, p. 168.
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Publish Year:  1839
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DEFINITIONS

CONTOPUS
(Tyrannidae; Eastern Wood Pewee C. virens) Gr. κοντος kontos  pole, shaft; πους pous, ποδος podos  foot; "70. Contopus virens Cab.  Muscicapa virens Lin. Gm. — Muscicapa rapax Wils. — Tyrannula virens Jard. — Myiarchus virens Cab. — Bombito. "Ist sehr selten auf Cuba" Gundl.    [Diese Art bildet den Typus der Gattung Contopus.  Dieselbe schliesst sich näher als die folgenden Gruppen [Myiarchus] an die Tyrannen an, durch lange spitze Flügel.  Der Schwanz ist ausgerandet und die kurzen Läufe geben ein characteristisches Kennzeichen ab.   Hierher gehören ferner:  C. Cooperi. — Muscicapa Cooperi Nutt.    C. cinereus —  Platyrhynchus cinereus Spix.    C. ardesiacus. — Tyrannula ardosiaca Lafr." (Cabanis 1855); "Contopus (not Contipus MARSEUL, 1853) CABANIS, Journ. Orn., 3, p. 479, 1855— type by orig. desig. Muscicapa virens LINNAEUS." (Hellmayr, 1927, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. V, 190); "Contopus Cabanis, 1855, Journ. f. Ornith., 3, p. 479.  Type, by original designation, Muscicapa virens Linnaeus." (Traylor in Peters, 1979, VIII, p. 127).
Var. Contopes, Conchopus.
Synon. Blacicus, Capnixus, Horizopus, Myiochanes, Nuttallornis, Planchesia, Syrichta, Syrichtha.

caribaea / caribaearum / caribaeus / caribbaea / caribbaeus / caribbeus / caribboeus / caribeus / cariboea
Caribbean Sea (named after the Carib, an Amerindian people of the Lesser Antilles and northern South America).
● Antilles (= Guadeloupe); ex “Esmerillon Gry-Gry” of Dutertre 1667, and “Esmerillon des Antilles” of Brisson 1760 (subsp. Falco sparverius).
● Caribbean Is.; ex “Pigeon à queue annelée de la Jamaïque” of Brisson 1760 (Patagioenas).

SUBSPECIES

Cuban Pewee (bahamensis)
SCI Name: Contopus caribaeus bahamensis
bahamensis
The Bahamas or Bahama Is. (Spanish baja mar  shallow sea).
● "61. ANAS.  ...  bahamensis.  14. A. grisea, rostro plumbeo: macula laterali fulva, macula alarum viridi luteaque.  Anas bahamensis; rostro plumbeo, macula aurantii coloris. Catesb. car. I. p. 63. t. 93.  Habitat in Bahama." (Linnaeus 1758) (Anas).
● ex “Bahama Titmouse” of Catesby 1731 (Coereba).
● Erroneous TL Bahama Is. (= Trinidad) (Momotus).

Cuban Pewee (caribaeus)
SCI Name: Contopus caribaeus caribaeus
caribaea / caribaearum / caribaeus / caribbaea / caribbaeus / caribbeus / caribboeus / caribeus / cariboea
Caribbean Sea (named after the Carib, an Amerindian people of the Lesser Antilles and northern South America).
● Antilles (= Guadeloupe); ex “Esmerillon Gry-Gry” of Dutertre 1667, and “Esmerillon des Antilles” of Brisson 1760 (subsp. Falco sparverius).
● Caribbean Is.; ex “Pigeon à queue annelée de la Jamaïque” of Brisson 1760 (Patagioenas).

Cuban Pewee (morenoi)
SCI Name: Contopus caribaeus morenoi
morenoana / morenoanus / morenoi
● Dr Abelardo Moreno Bonilla (1913-1992) Cuban zoologist, conservationist, Professor of Zoology, Univ. of Havana, Director of Havana Zoo (subsp. Contopus caribaeus).
● Dr Francisco Josué Pascasio Moreno (1852-1919) Argentinian zoologist, palaeontologist, founding Director of La Plata Mus. 1884 (syn. Alectrurus risora, syn. Eudromia elegans, Metriopelia, syn. Ochthoeca oenanthoides, syn. Schiffornis virescens).
● Nelson Moreno Rodríguez (fl. 2000) Colombian ornithologist (subsp. Scytalopus griseicollis).

Cuban Pewee (nerlyi)
SCI Name: Contopus caribaeus nerlyi
nerlyi
Dr Nerly Lorenzo Hernández (fl. 1982) Cuban parasitologist, ornithologist (subsp. Contopus caribaeus).