Golden-capped Parakeet / Aratinga auricapillus

Golden-capped Parakeet / Aratinga auricapillus

Golden-capped Parakeet

SCI Name:  Aratinga auricapillus
Protonym:  Psittacus auricapillus NovaActaAcad.Caes.Leop.Carol. 10 p.20
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  gocpar2
Type Locality:  Brazil = Bahia.
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Publish Year:  1820
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ARATINGA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Sun Parakeet A. solstitialis) Tupí name Ará tinga bright bird or bright parrot, for a type of parrot; "GENUS. II. ARATINGA.  Macrurus, minor, mordax; orbitis nudiusculis; genis angustis, vix vel raro nudis; rostro dentato, graciliore; cauda longiuscula, cuneata; rectricibus intermediis longioribus.   SPECIES 1. ARATINGA CAROLINAE AUGUSTAE.   ...   SPECIES 2. ARATINGA HAEMORRHOUS.   ...   SPECIES. 3. ARATINGA CHRYSOCEPHALUS.   ...   SPECIES 4. ARATINGA LUTEUS SIVE GUAROUBA.   ...   SPECIES 5. ARATINGA XANTHOPTERUS.   ...   SPECIES 6. ARATINGA ACUTIROSTRIS.   ...   SPECIES 7. ARATINGA AURIFRONS.   ...   SPECIES 8. ARATINGA CYANOGULARIS.   ...   SPECIES 9. ARATINGA FLAVIVENTER.   ...   SPECIES 10. ARATINGA CAIXANA.   ...   SPECIES 11. ARATINGA NINUS.   ...   SPECIES 12. ARATINGA PERLATUS.   ...   SPECIES 13. ARATINGA FASCIATUS.   ...   SPECIES 14. ARATINGA MELANURUS.   ...   SPECIES 15. ARATINGA NOBILIS SIVE GUIANENSIS.   ...   SPECIES 16. ARATINGA AUREUS   ...   SPECIES 17. ARATINGA PERTINAX   ...   SPECIES 18. ARATINGA VIRESCENS" (von Spix 1824); "Aratinga Spix, Av. Bras., 1, 1824, p. 29. Type, by subsequent designation, Psittacus luteus Boddaert = Psittacus solstitialis Linné. (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 87.)" (Peters, 1937, III, p. 185).
Synon. Conurus, Gymnopsittacus, Nandayus, Petacula.

auricapilla / auricapillus
L. aurum, auri  gold; -capillus  -capped  < capillus  hair of the head.
● ex “Golden-crowned Honey-sucker” of Lewin 1808, and “Golden-crowned Honey-eater” of Latham 1822 (syn. Sericulus chrysocephalus).

SUBSPECIES

Golden-capped Parakeet (auricapillus)
SCI Name: Aratinga auricapillus auricapillus
auricapilla / auricapillus
L. aurum, auri  gold; -capillus  -capped  < capillus  hair of the head.
● ex “Golden-crowned Honey-sucker” of Lewin 1808, and “Golden-crowned Honey-eater” of Latham 1822 (syn. Sericulus chrysocephalus).

Golden-capped Parakeet (aurifrons)
SCI Name: Aratinga auricapillus aurifrons
aurifrons
L. aurum, auri  gold; frons, frontis  forehead, brow, front.
● ex “Petit merle de la côte de Malabar” of Sonnerat 1782, and “Yellow-fronted Thrush” of Latham 1783 (Chloropsis).
● ex “Jaquilma Parrakeet” of Latham 1802 (Psilopsiagon).