Gray-breasted Flycatcher / Lathrotriccus griseipectus

Gray-breasted Flycatcher / Lathrotriccus griseipectus

Gray-breasted Flycatcher

SCI Name:  Lathrotriccus griseipectus
Protonym:  Empidonax griseipectus Ann.Lyc.Nat.Hist.N.Y. 9(1870) p.236
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  gybfly1
Type Locality:  Isla Puna, Ecuador.
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Publish Year:  1869
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DEFINITIONS

LATHROTRICCUS
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Euler's Flycatcher L. euleri) Gr. λαθραιος lathraios or (later form) λαθριος lathrios  secret; τρικκος trikkos  unknown small bird. In ornithology triccus signifies tyrant flycatcher; "Lathrotriccus, new genus  Type species. - Empidochanes Euleri Cabanis (1968 [sic]: 195).  ... Etymology. - From a combination of two Greek words, lathrios, meaning secret or hidden (alluding in this instance not to the bird's habits but to its obscurity within the genus Empidonax), and triccus, meaning small bird" (W. Lanyon & S. Lanyon 1986).

griseipecta / griseipectum / griseipectus
Med. L. griseum  grey; L. pectus, pectoris  breast.