Golden-chevroned Tanager / Thraupis ornata

Golden-chevroned Tanager / Thraupis ornata

Golden-chevroned Tanager

SCI Name:  Thraupis ornata
Protonym:  Tanagra ornata Mus.Carls. fasc.4 pl.95
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thraupidae /
Taxonomy Code:  goctan2
Type Locality:  in India Orientali ; error, Rio de Janeiro substituted by Berlepsch, 1912, Verh. V Intern. Ornith. Kongr., Berlin, 1911, p. 1054.
Publish Year:  1789
IUCN Status:  


(syn. Tangara Ϯ Golden-chevroned Tanager T. ornata) Gr. θραυπις thraupis  unidentified small bird, perhaps some kind of finch, mentioned by Aristotle. In ornithology thraupis signifies tanager. "XII. Fam. Tangaridae.  Tanagra Lin.   ...   Thraupis: Tan. archiepiscopus Desm. u. s. w." (Boie 1826); "Thraupis Boie, 1826, Isis von Oken, col. 974. Type, by virtual monotypy, Tanagra archiepiscopus Desmarest = Tanagra ornata Sparrman.   ...   Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1968, Bull. Zool. Nomencl., 25, p. 74." (Storer in Peters 1970, XIII, 318).   Var. Thrapis.

L. ornatus  ornate, adorned, decorated, splendid, embellished  < ornare  to adorn.