Drab-breasted Pygmy-Tyrant / Hemitriccus diops

Drab-breasted Pygmy-Tyrant / Hemitriccus diops

Drab-breasted Pygmy-Tyrant

SCI Name:  Hemitriccus diops
Protonym:  Muscicapa diops Pl.Col. livr.24 textpl.144 fig.1
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  drbpyt1
Type Locality:  Brazil; type from Ipanema, Sao Paulo, fide Hellmayr, 1927, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Zool. Ser., 13, pt. 5, p. 343.
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Publish Year:  1822
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DEFINITIONS

HEMITRICCUS
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Drab-breasted Bamboo Tyrant H. diops) Gr. ἡμι- hēmi-  small  < ἡμισυς hēmisus  half; τρικκος trikkos  unidentified small bird. In ornithology triccus signifies tyrant flycatcher; "PHYLLOSCARTES   ...   In ihre Nähe würden zu stellen sein die Genera:  Hemitriccus Nob. (von ἡμι, halb und τρικκος = Todus).  (Musciphaga (!) Less. 1831).  Von Euscarthmus durch längere Flügel, stärken und breitern Schwanz und grössere Entwickelung der Bartborsten verschieden:   H. diops. — Muscicapa diops "Natt." Temm. Pl. col. 144.1. — Todirostrum diops Lafr. R. Z. 1846. p. 365. 13. — Euscarthmus vilis Burm. Th. Bras. II. p. 490. — Muscicapa vilis Licht. in Mus. Berol. (Brasilien)." (Cabanis & Heine 1859); "Hemitriccus Cabanis and Heine, 1859, Museum Heineanum, II, p. 52.  New name for Musciphaga Lesson, 1837, considered barbarous." (JAJ 2021).
Var. Hemitriscus.   
Synon. Andinotriccus, Bornscheinia, CampinaCeratotriccus, Euscarthmornis, Idioptilon, Inambariornis, Microcochlearius, Musciphaga, Snethlagea, Todirhamphus.

diops
Gr. δι- di-  double-  < δις dis  twice  < δυο duo  two; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos  eye.