Gray-bellied Antbird / Ammonastes pelzelni

Gray-bellied Antbird / Ammonastes pelzelni

Gray-bellied Antbird

SCI Name:  Ammonastes pelzelni
Protonym:  Myrmeciza pelzelni Cat.BirdsBrit.Mus. 15 p.278,283
Category:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  gybant1
Type Locality:  Marabitanas, Rio Negro, Brazil.
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Publish Year:  1890
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DEFINITIONS

AMMONASTES
(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Grey-bellied Antbird A. pelzelni) Gr. αμμος ammos  sand; ναστης nastēs  inhabitant  < ναιω naiō  to dwell; "Ammonastes Bravo, Isler, and Brumfield gen. novType species. Myrmeciza pelzelni Sclater, 1890.  ... Loudsongs structurally distinct. Tail lowered slowly and flicked up rapidly, differing from Myrmorchilus and Aprositornis. Forest floor habitat.  Etymology. The masculine generic name is taken from the Greek ammos (sand) and nastes (inhabitant), referring to its preference for habitats growing on white sand soil" (Isler et al. 2013); "Ammonastes Bravo, Isler and Brumfield, 2013, Zootaxa, 3717 (4), p. 479.  Type, by monotypy and original designation, Myrmeciza pelzelni P. Sclater, 1890" (JAJ 2020).

pelzelni / pelzelnii
August Pelzel Edler von Pelzeln (1825-1891) Austrian ornithologist, collector (syn. Amazilia franciae cyaneicollis, Ammonastes, Aplonis, subsp. Cyanophonia cyanocephala, syn. Cygnus olor, Elaenia, Granatellus, syn. Ibycter americanus, syn. Micrastur gilvicollis, subsp. Myiarchus swainsoni, Ploceus, Pseudotriccus, subsp. Rhipidura albiscapa, subsp. Sicalis flaveola, Tachybaptus, Thamnophilus, subsp. Tityra inquisitor).