Esmeraldas Woodstar / Chaetocercus berlepschi

Esmeraldas Woodstar / Chaetocercus berlepschi

Esmeraldas Woodstar

SCI Name:  Chaetocercus berlepschi
Protonym:  Chaetocercus Berlepschi Mem.Soc.Zool.France 2 p.230
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  esmwoo2
Type Locality:  Ecuador.
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Publish Year:  1889
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DEFINITIONS

CHAETOCERCUS
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Rufous-shafted Woodstar C. jourdainii) Gr. χαιτη khaitē  long flowing hair; κερκος kerkos  tail; "queue composée de huit plumes à baguettes très-resistantes, relevées de bas en haut  ...  les deux plumes extérieures de la queue se terminant en pointe très-aiguë et de moitié plus courte que les précédentes" (Bourcier 1839); "349. CHÆTOCERCUS, G. R. Gr. 1853.  (Trochilus Jourdani, Bourc.)" (G. Gray 1855); "Chætocercus G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 22. Type, by original designation and monotypy, Trochilus (i.e. Ornismya) jourdanii Bourcier." (Peters, 1945, V, p. 140).
Synon. Acestrura, Osalia, Polymnia, Polyxemus.

berlepschi
Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig Graf von Berlepsch (1850-1915) German ornithologist, collector specialising in the Neotropical avifauna (Aglaiocercus, Anthocephala, Asthenes, syn. Catharus fuscater, subsp. Ceratopipra erythrocephalaChaetocercus, subsp. Chamaeza campanisona, subsp. Chlorostilbon lucidus (ex Chlorostilbon splendidus egregius von Berlepsch & Ihering, 1885), subsp. Colius striatus, subsp. Conopias trivirgatus, CranioleucaCrypturellus, Dacnis, syn. Dendrocolaptes picumnus validus, syn. Eremophila teleschowi, syn. Eriocnemis vestita, subsp. Hafferia zeledoni, syn. Heliodoxa jacula henryi, syn. Henicorhina leucophrys, Hylopezus, syn. Hylopezus macularius paraensis, Leptasthenura, subsp. Lesbia victoriae, subsp. Merganetta leucogenis, subsp. Mitrephanes phaeocercus, syn. Myiornis auricularis, subsp. Myrmoborus lugubris, subsp. Myrmotherula menetriesii, subsp. Ochthoeca fumicolor, Parotia, Patagioenas, subsp. Phaeochroa cuvierii, syn. Phaethornis syrmatophorus, subsp. Phimosus infuscatus, subsp. Polioptila dumicola, subsp. Pseudotriccus pelzelni, subsp. Pyrrhura melanura, Rhegmatorhina, syn. Sicalis olivascens, Sipia, subsp. Sphenopsis melanotis, syn. Tangara episcopus prysjonesi, subsp. Tangara nigroviridis, subsp. Thamnophilus tenuepunctatus, subsp. Tolmomyias sulphurescens, syn. Turdus albicollis spodiolaemus, subsp. Veniliornis mixtus, subsp. Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus).