Duchess Lorikeet / Charmosyna margarethae

Duchess Lorikeet / Charmosyna margarethae

Duchess Lorikeet

SCI Name:  Charmosyna margarethae
Protonym:  Charmosyna margarethae Ibis p.442 pl.12
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittaculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  duclor1
Type Locality:  Makira Harbor, San Cristobal Island, Solomon Islands.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1879
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CHARMOSYNA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Papuan Lorikeet C. papou) Gr. χαρμοσυνος kharmosunos  glad, joyful, festive  < χαρμα kharma, χαρματος kharmatos  joy, delight  < χαιρω khairō  to rejoice; συν sun  together; "Genus X.  Charmosyna ***) Wagl.  Sittichlori.   Rostrum, lingua et pedes Trichoglossorum; cauda longula, cuneata, rectricibus duabus intermediis longissimis.   Australiae incola.  Vitae ratio ignota.  Species: 1. Ch. papuensis.   ...   ***) Xαρμοσυνος  amoenus. — Avis generis naturaliter connectit psittacos praecedentes longicaudatos [Trichoglossus] cum sequentibus [Eos], qui rubri sunt et caudam conico-acuminatam habent." (Wagler 1832); "Charmosyna Wagler, Abh. k. Bayer. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Phys. Kl., 1, 1832, p. 493. Type, by monotypy, Ch. papuensis = Psittacus papuensis Gmelin = Psittacus papou Scopoli." (Peters, 1937, III, p. 158).
Var. Charmosina.
Synon. Charminetta, Charmosynopsis, Hypocharmosyna, Pyrrhodes.

charmosyna
Gr. χαρμοσυνος kharmosunos  glad, joyful, festive  < χαρμα kharma, χαρματος kharmatos  joy, delight  < χαιρω khairō  to rejoice; συν sun  together.

margaretae / margaretha / margarethae / margarettae
• Margarethe Heine (1847-1932) sister of German ornithologist Ferdinand Heine, Jr. (subsp. Aglaiocercus kingii, subsp. Tanysiptera galatea).
• Margaret Forbes Moore née Cleaves (fl. 1937) second wife of US ornithologist Robert T. Moore (subsp. Atthis heloisa).
• Dr Margarethe Blasius née Uhde (1858-1907) wife of German ornithologist Wilhelm A. H. Blasius (Laurent Raty in litt.) (Ceyx).
• Princess Louise Margaret Alexandra Victoria Agnes (1860-1917) Duchess of Connaught, daughter of Prince Friedrich of Prussia, and wife of Field Marshall Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (Charmosyna).
• Margaret Louise Zimmer née Thompson (d. 1945) wife of US ornithologist John T. Zimmer (subsp. Coeligena torquata).
• Margaret Fitzell Gilliard née Tifft (1918-2008) wife of US ornithologist E. Thomas Gilliard (subsp. Microptilotis montanus).
• Dr Margaret Morse Nice (1883-1974) US ornithologist, child psychologist (Payevsky 2018 per Björn Bergenholtz) (syn. Passer montanus).
• Margaretta Lammot DuPont Greenewalt (1902-1991) wife of US businessman Crawford Hallock Greenewalt, President of DuPont Corporation 1948-1962, conservationist, photographer (Phaethornis).
• Margaretha Auguste Henriette Caroline Louise Gräfin von Plessen (b. 1894) sister of German explorer Victor Baron von Plessen (Paul Scofield in litt.) (syn. Ptilinopus melanospilus chrysorrhous).
• Margareta le Roi (fl. 1932) wife of German ornithologist Dr Otto le Roi (syn. Ptilopsis leucotis).
• Margarethe Fanny Charlotte Johansen née Busch (d. 1885) mother of Russian zoologist and explorer Prof. Hermann Johansen (syn. Saxicola rubetra).
• Margarete Mayr née Simon (1912-1990) wife of US/German ornithologist Ernst Mayr (Zoothera).