Dwarf Tyrant-Manakin / Tyranneutes stolzmanni

Dwarf Tyrant-Manakin / Tyranneutes stolzmanni

Dwarf Tyrant-Manakin

SCI Name:  Tyranneutes stolzmanni
Protonym:  Pipra stolzmanni Ibis p.44
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Pipridae /
Taxonomy Code:  dwtman1
Type Locality:  Marabitanas, Rio Negro, Brazil.
Publish Year:  1906
IUCN Status:  


(Pipridae; Ϯ Tiny Tyrant Manakin T. virescens) Gr. τυραννευω turanneuō  to be a tyrant  < τυραννος turannos  tyrant; "TYRANNEUTES, gen. nov.   Tyranneutes gen. nov. ex fam. Tyrannidarum, generi Tyrannulo affine, sed rostro crasso, ad basin dilatato et cauda brevi rotundata diversum. Vibrissæ rictales nullæ. Pedes parvi debiles. Alæ longiusculæ, remige tertio longissimo, secundo et quarto vix brevioribus.    3. TYRANNEUTES BRACHYURUS, sp. nov.   ...   Mr. Whitely has sent several skins of this little Tyrant in his collections from Bartica Grove (Sept. 1879 and February 1880). It is quite unknown to us, and we are constrained to refer it to a new generic section" (P. Sclater & Salvin 1881); "Tyranneutes Sclater and Salvin, 1881, Ibis, p. 268. Type, by monotypy, Tyranneutes brachyurus Sclater and Salvin = Pipra virescens Pelzeln." (Snow in Peters 1979, VIII, 255).

Jan Stanisław Sztolcman (1854-1928) Polish zoologist, collector in tropical America 1875-1881, 1882-1884, and Sudan 1901, Director of the Branicki Zoological Mus., Warsaw 1887, Vice-Director of Polish State Mus. of Nat. History, Warsaw 1919, conservationist (e.g. he initiated the European Bison protection programme). His surname was more frequently written Stolzmann (syn. Colaptes rupicola cinereicapillus, syn. Elaenia obscura, HabiaOreotrochilus, Rhynchospiza, Tachycineta, Tyranneutes, Urothraupis).