Glittering-bellied Emerald / Chlorostilbon lucidus

Glittering-bellied Emerald / Chlorostilbon lucidus

Glittering-bellied Emerald

SCI Name:  Chlorostilbon lucidus
Protonym:  Trochilus lucidus Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 8 pt1 p.327
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  glbeme1
Type Locality:  
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Publish Year:  1812
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DEFINITIONS

CHLOROSTILBON
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Glittering-bellied Emerald C. lucidus pucherani) Gr. χλωρος khlōros  green; στιλβων stilbōn, στιλβοντος stilbontos  shining, an epithet of the planet Mercury (cf. στιλβη stilbē  lamp); "[plate] CHLOROSTILBONA PRASINA.   ...   [text] CHLOROSTILBON PRASINUS. Brazilian Emerald.   ...   The male has the upper and under surface yellowish green, with a golden lustre on the crown of the head and the sides of the neck; wings purplish brown; tail black, glossed with steel-blue; throat brilliant grass-green" (Gould 1853); "Chlorostilbon Gould, Monogr. Trochil., pt. 5, May, 1853, pl. [14] and text [= 5, pl. 355 of volume]. Type, by monotypy, Chlorostilbon prasinus Gould, not of authors, = Trochilus pucherani Bourcier." (Peters, 1945, V, p. 36). 
Var. Chlorostilbona.     
Synon. Chloauges, Chlorestes, Chlorolampis, Chrysomirus, Colubris, Erasmia, Halia, Marsyas, Mellisuga, Merion, Panychlora, Prasitis, Riccordia, Sporadinus.

lucidum / lucidus
L. lucidus  clear, bright  < lux, lucis  light.
● ex “Shining Cuckow” of Latham 1782 (Chalcites).
● ex “Pica flor mas bello” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 293 (syn. Chlorostilbon aureoventris).
● ex “Pic grivelé” or “Grand pic de l’Île de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776 (Chrysocolaptes).

SUBSPECIES

Glittering-bellied Emerald (pucherani)
SCI Name: Chlorostilbon lucidus pucherani
pucherani
Jacques Pucheran (1817-1894) French zoologist, explorer (subsp. Chlorostilbon lucidus, syn. Erythrura cyaneovirens, subsp. Geoffroyus geoffroyi, Guttera, Melanerpes, subsp. Rupornis magnirostris) (see pucheranii).

Glittering-bellied Emerald (lucidus)
SCI Name: Chlorostilbon lucidus lucidus
lucidum / lucidus
L. lucidus  clear, bright  < lux, lucis  light.
● ex “Shining Cuckow” of Latham 1782 (Chalcites).
● ex “Pica flor mas bello” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 293 (syn. Chlorostilbon aureoventris).
● ex “Pic grivelé” or “Grand pic de l’Île de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776 (Chrysocolaptes).

Glittering-bellied Emerald (igneus)
SCI Name: Chlorostilbon lucidus igneus
igneus
L. igneus  fiery  < ignis  fire.

Glittering-bellied Emerald (berlepschi)
SCI Name: Chlorostilbon lucidus berlepschi
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).