Flammulated Pygmy-Tyrant / Hemitriccus flammulatus

Flammulated Pygmy-Tyrant / Hemitriccus flammulatus

Flammulated Pygmy-Tyrant

SCI Name:  Hemitriccus flammulatus
Protonym:  Hemitriccus flammulatus J.Orn. 49 p.87
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  flapyt1
Type Locality:  San Mateo, Yungas of Cochabamba, Bolivia.
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Publish Year:  1901
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

HEMITRICCUS
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Drab-breasted Bamboo Tyrant H. diops) Gr. ἡμι- hēmi-  small  < ἡμισυς hēmisus  half; τρικκος trikkos  unidentified small bird. In ornithology triccus signifies tyrant flycatcher; "PHYLLOSCARTES   ...   In ihre Nähe würden zu stellen sein die Genera:  Hemitriccus Nob. (von ἡμι, halb und τρικκος = Todus).  (Musciphaga (!) Less. 1831).  Von Euscarthmus durch längere Flügel, stärken und breitern Schwanz und grössere Entwickelung der Bartborsten verschieden:   H. diops. — Muscicapa diops "Natt." Temm. Pl. col. 144.1. — Todirostrum diops Lafr. R. Z. 1846. p. 365. 13. — Euscarthmus vilis Burm. Th. Bras. II. p. 490. — Muscicapa vilis Licht. in Mus. Berol. (Brasilien)." (Cabanis & Heine 1859); "Hemitriccus Cabanis and Heine, 1859, Museum Heineanum, II, p. 52.  New name for Musciphaga Lesson, 1837, considered barbarous." (JAJ 2021).
Var. Hemitriscus.   
Synon. Andinotriccus, Bornscheinia, CampinaCeratotriccus, Euscarthmornis, Idioptilon, Inambariornis, Microcochlearius, Musciphaga, Snethlagea, Todirhamphus.

flammulata / flammulatus
Mod. L. flammulatus  flammulated, with flame-like markings, ruddy  < L. flammula  little flame  < dim. flamma  flame  < flagrare  to burn.

SUBSPECIES

Flammulated Pygmy-Tyrant (flammulatus)
SCI Name: Hemitriccus flammulatus flammulatus
flammulata / flammulatus
Mod. L. flammulatus  flammulated, with flame-like markings, ruddy  < L. flammula  little flame  < dim. flamma  flame  < flagrare  to burn.

Flammulated Pygmy-Tyrant (olivascens)
SCI Name: Hemitriccus flammulatus olivascens
olivascens
Mod. L. olivascens, olivascentis  somewhat olive  < L. oliva  olive.