Gray-headed Cicadabird / Edolisoma schisticeps

Gray-headed Cicadabird / Edolisoma schisticeps

Gray-headed Cicadabird

SCI Name:  Edolisoma schisticeps
Protonym:  Campephaga schisticeps Gen.Birds 1 p.283
Category:  Passeriformes / Campephagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  gyhcus1
Type Locality:  Triton Bay, southwestern New Guinea.
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Publish Year:  1846
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DEFINITIONS

EDOLISOMA
(Campephagidae; New Guinea Cicadabird E. melas) Genus Edolius Cuvier, 1816, drongo; Gr. σωμα sōma, σωματος sōmatos  body; "GENRE EDOLISOME. — EDOLISOMA, Nob.  Ce genre est établi d'après une espèce intermédiaire, par ses formes, entre les Ceblepyris et les Edolius.  Le bec est assez large à la base, et se comprime de plus en plus en se rapprochant de la pointe.  Mais les plumes du croupion sont épineuses comme dans les Graucalus, Ceblepyris et Lalage.  La type est l'EDOLISOME DE MARESCOT. — EDOLISOMA MARESCOTI ." (Jacquinot & Pucheran 1853); "Edolisoma Jacquinot and Pucheran, 1853, Voyage Pole Sud, Zool., 3, p. 69.  Type, by original designation, Edolisoma marescoti Gray." (Peters, 1960, IX, p. 168); "EDOLISOMA Jacquinot & Pucheran, 1853  N — Campephaga marescoti G. R. Gray, 1846; type by original designation = Lanius melas Lesson, 1828" (Dickinson and Christidis (eds.), H. & M. Complete Checklist, 4th ed., 2014, 2 (Passerines), p. 180).
Var. Edoliisoma, Edoliosoma.
Synon. Analisoma, Eucampophaga, Graucasoma, Lisomada, Metagraucalus.

schisticeps
Late L. schistus  slate  < L. lapis schistos  fissile stone  < Gr. σχιστος skhistos  cloven  < σχιζω skhizō  to split; L. -ceps  -headed  < caput, capitis  head.
● ex “Echenilleur à calotte grise” of Hombron & Jacquinot 1842 (Edolisoma).

SUBSPECIES

Gray-headed Cicadabird (schisticeps)
SCI Name: Edolisoma schisticeps schisticeps
schisticeps
Late L. schistus  slate  < L. lapis schistos  fissile stone  < Gr. σχιστος skhistos  cloven  < σχιζω skhizō  to split; L. -ceps  -headed  < caput, capitis  head.
● ex “Echenilleur à calotte grise” of Hombron & Jacquinot 1842 (Edolisoma).

Gray-headed Cicadabird (reichenowi)
SCI Name: Edolisoma schisticeps reichenowi
reichenovi / reichenovii / reichenowi
Prof. Georg Anton Eugen Reichenow (1847-1941) German ornithologist (subsp. Aerodramus spodiopygius, Anthreptes, syn. Anthus spinolettaBatis, subsp. Bocagia minuta, syn. Chlorophoneus multicolor, Cinnyris, subsp. Cisticola brachypterus,  CrithagraCryptospiza, subsp. Dendropicos gabonensis, Drepanorhynchus, syn. Dryocopus martius, subsp. Edolisoma schisticeps, syn. Emberiza goslingi, syn. Galerida cristata arenicola, syn. Gymnoris pyrgita, syn. Illadopsis fulvescens (ex Turdinus rufiventris Reichenow, 1893), syn. Lagonosticta rubricata haematocephala, syn. Lanius collurio (ex Lanius affinis Fischer & Reichenow, 1884), subsp. Melaenornis chocolatinus, syn. Merops viridissimus, syn. Milvus migrans, syn. Myrmecocichla albifrons frontalis, subsp. Numida meleagris, syn. Onychognathus fulgidus hartlaubii, subsp. Oriolus larvatus, subsp. Pachycephala hyperythra, Pionus, Pitta, subsp. Ploceus baglafecht, subsp. Poicephalus meyeri, syn. Prodotiscus zambesiae ellenbecki, subsp. Psalidoprocne pristoptera, subsp. Pteroglossus bitorquatus, syn. Ptyonoprogne obsoleta, syn. Pycnonotus xanthopygos, subsp. Rhipidura dryas, subsp. Sarothrura elegans, subsp. Sasia ochracea, subsp. Schistolais leucopogon, Streptopelia, syn. Symposiachrus axillaris fallax, syn. Tachymarptis aequatorialis, subsp. Tauraco livingstonii, subsp. Trochocercus nitens, syn. Turdoides jardineii emini, subsp. Tychaedon leucosticta, syn. Urorhipis rufifrons rufidorsalis, subsp. Zosterops senegalensis).

Gray-headed Cicadabird (poliopsa)
SCI Name: Edolisoma schisticeps poliopsa
poliopsa
Gr. πολιος polios grey; οψις opsis appearance.

Gray-headed Cicadabird (vittatum)
SCI Name: Edolisoma schisticeps vittatum
vittata / vittatum / vittatus
L. vittatus banded, ribboned < vitta ribbon, band.
● ex “Perroquet de St.-Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 792, “Papegai à bandeau rouge” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Red-banded Parrot” of Latham 1783 (Amazona).
● ex “Grey-backed Shrike” of Latham 1821 (Lanius).
● ex “Petrel bleu” of de Buffon 1770-1783, “Blue Peteril” of Cook 1777, “Vittated Petrel” of J. R. Forster 1777, 1778, and “Broad-billed Petrel” of Latham 17856 (Pachyptila).
● ex “Wreathed Tern” of Latham 1785 (Sterna).