Drab Swiftlet / Collocalia neglecta

Drab Swiftlet / Collocalia neglecta

Drab Swiftlet

SCI Name:  Collocalia neglecta
Protonym:  Collocalia neglecta Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(3), 17 p.121
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Apodidae /
Taxonomy Code:  draswi1
Type Locality:  Timor.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1866
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

COLLOCALIA
(Apodidae; Glossy Swiftlet C. esculenta) Gr. κολλα kolla  glue; καλια kalia  nest; the nests of cave swiftlets are made from a cement formed in the salivary glands of breeding birds, and form the base of the Chinese delicacy birds-nest soup.  However, the hard, fibrous nests of the Glossy Swiftlet are considered useless for culinary purposes; "COLLOCALIA, n.  Hirundo, L.  C. esculenta, (L.) n. Briss., II. t. 46. f. 2. A." (G. Gray 1840); "Collocalia G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 8.  Type, by original designation, Hirundo esculenta Linné." (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 220). 
Var. CollicaliaColocalia.
Synon. Salangana.

neglecta / neglectum / neglectus
L. neglectus  ignored, overlooked, neglected, disregarded  < neglegere  to neglect.

SUBSPECIES

Drab Swiftlet (neglecta)
SCI Name: Collocalia neglecta neglecta
neglecta / neglectum / neglectus
L. neglectus  ignored, overlooked, neglected, disregarded  < neglegere  to neglect.

Drab Swiftlet (perneglecta)
SCI Name: Collocalia neglecta perneglecta
perneglecta
L. per-  very; neglectus  neglected, disregarded  < neglegere  to neglect.