Fiery Minivet / Pericrocotus igneus

Fiery Minivet / Pericrocotus igneus

Fiery Minivet

SCI Name:  Pericrocotus igneus
Protonym:  P[ericrocotus] igneus J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal 15 p.309
Category:  Passeriformes / Campephagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  fiemin1
Type Locality:  Malacca.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1846
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PERICROCOTUS
(Campephagidae; Ϯ Sunda Minivet P. miniatus) Gr. περι peri  very, all around; κροκωτος krokōtos  golden-yellow  < κροκος krokos  saffron; "VI. Fam. Sylviadae Vigors.   ...   Pericrocotus: Musc. miniata Tem. col. 156  u. s. w." (Boie 1826); "Pericrocotus Boie, 1826, Isis von Oken, 2, (10), col. 972. Type, by original designation [?] and monotypy, Muscicapa miniata Temminck." (Deignan in Peters 1960, IX, 207).
Var. Perierocotus, Pericrodotus.
Synon. Acis, Motacilloides, Phoenicornis.

igneus
L. igneus  fiery  < ignis  fire.

SUBSPECIES

Fiery Minivet (igneus)
SCI Name: Pericrocotus igneus igneus
igneus
L. igneus  fiery  < ignis  fire.

Fiery Minivet (trophis)
SCI Name: Pericrocotus igneus trophis
trophis
Gr. τροφις trophis, τροφιος trophios  well-fed, stout, large  < τρεφω trephō  to nourish.