Dull-capped Attila / Attila bolivianus

Dull-capped Attila / Attila bolivianus

Dull-capped Attila

SCI Name:  Attila bolivianus
Protonym:  Attila bolivianus Rev.Zool. 11 p.46
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  ducatt1
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Publish Year:  1848
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DEFINITIONS

ATTILA
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Bright-rumped Attila A. spadiceus) Attila (406-453) ruler of the Hunnish tribes that ravaged Europe in the fifth century, who revelled in the appelation “Scourge of God.” The Bright-rumped Attila was given this epithet because of its aggressive behaviour and tyrant flycatcher-like appearance and affinities; "CXVII.e Genre ATTILA; Attila.  Bec triangulaire, alongé, dilaté à la base, à fosses nasales profondes, triangulaires, couvertes d'une membrane, séparées par l'arête, qui est saillante, arrondie, terminée en crochet aigu; mandibule supérieure comprimée vers l'extrémité, dentée; mandibule inférieure moins longue, à pointe vive, renflée en dessous; bouche ciliée; ailes alongées, à troisième rémige la plus longue; queue ample; élargie, presque rectiligne; tarses alongées, scutellés.    ATTILA BRÉSILIEN; Attila brasiliensis.  Le Tyran olive, Mus. de Paris.   ...   Du Brésil." (Lesson 1831); "Attila Lesson, 1831, Traité Ornith., p. 360. Type, by monotypy, Attila brasiliensis Lesson = Muscicapa spadicea Gmelin." (Snow in Peters, 1979, VIII, p. 186).
Synon. Dasycephala, Dasyopsis, Poliochrus, Pseudattila.

boliviae / boliviana / bolivianum / bolivianus / boliviensis
Bolivia (named after Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) "The Liberator", Venezuelan revolutionary, who helped to expel the Spaniards from their South American empire).

SUBSPECIES

Dull-capped Attila (nattereri)
SCI Name: Attila bolivianus nattereri
natterei / nattereri / nattererii / natterii
Dr Johann Natterer (1787-1843) Austrian zoologist, collector, resident in Brazil 1817-1835 (subsp. Amazona ochrocephala, Anthus, subsp. Attila bolivianus, syn. Augastes scutatus, syn. Certhia brachydactyla, subsp. Colaptes melanochloros, Cotinga, Hylopezus, Lepidothrix, subsp. Loriotus cristatus (?x), Lurocalis, subsp. Momotus momota, subsp. Nonnula ruficapilla, Phaethornis, syn. Phylloscopus bonellii, Pipile, subsp. Platyrinchus platyrhynchos, syn. Poecilotriccus latirostris ochropterus, subsp. Rupornis magnirostris, Selenidera, syn. Tinamus solitarius, syn. Tityra inquisitor).

Dull-capped Attila (bolivianus)
SCI Name: Attila bolivianus bolivianus
boliviae / boliviana / bolivianum / bolivianus / boliviensis
Bolivia (named after Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) "The Liberator", Venezuelan revolutionary, who helped to expel the Spaniards from their South American empire).