Green-breasted Mango / Anthracothorax prevostii

Green-breasted Mango / Anthracothorax prevostii

Green-breasted Mango

SCI Name:  Anthracothorax prevostii
Protonym:  Trochilus prevostii Hist.Nat.Colibris,Suppl.Ois.-Mouch. p.87 pl.24
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  gnbman
Type Locality:  South America, locality not known.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1832
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ANTHRACOTHORAX
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Green-throated Mango A. viridigula) Gr. ανθραξ anthrax, ανθρακος anthrakos  coal, carbuncle (i.e. black); θωραξ thōrax, θωρακος thōrakos  chest; "Anthracothorax.  a. weder Holle noch Abzeichen.  b. untere Theile des Körpers sammetschwarz.  c. Schnabel lang und gebogen.  d. Schwanz kupferviolet und  e. abgerundet.    Arten.  1. Troch. mango.   2. — holosericeus Gm.   3. — violaceus Gm.   4. — gramineus Gm." (Boie 1831); "Anthracothorax Boie, Isis von Oken, 1831, col. 545. Type, by subsequent designation, Trochilus violicauda Boddaert [♀] = Trochilus gramineus Gmelin [= Trochilus viridigula Boddaert [imm.♂]]. (Elliot, Classif. Syn. Trochil., 1879, p. 37.)" (Peters, 1945, V, p. 24).   
Var. Anthrocorax.   
Synon. Colubris, Endoxa, Floresia, Hypophania, Lampornis, Margarochrysis, Smaragdites.

prevostiana / prevostianus / prevostii
Guillaume Florent Prévost (1794-1870) French naturalist, illustrator (syn. Amblycercus australis, syn. Amblycercus holosericeus, Anthracothorax, Euryceros (Jackson 1999, considers that this bird was named for Alphonse Prévost (fl. 1850) French artist and ornithologist), syn. Streptopelia picturata) (cf. Jean Louis Robert Prévost (d. 1788) French artist and naturalist, lost at sea with the Comte de la Pérouse; Jean Louis Prévost (fl. 1810) French landscape and botanical artist).

SUBSPECIES

Green-breasted Mango (Green-breasted)
SCI Name: Anthracothorax prevostii [prevostii Group]
ANTHRACOTHORAX
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Green-throated Mango A. viridigula) Gr. ανθραξ anthrax, ανθρακος anthrakos  coal, carbuncle (i.e. black); θωραξ thōrax, θωρακος thōrakos  chest; "Anthracothorax.  a. weder Holle noch Abzeichen.  b. untere Theile des Körpers sammetschwarz.  c. Schnabel lang und gebogen.  d. Schwanz kupferviolet und  e. abgerundet.    Arten.  1. Troch. mango.   2. — holosericeus Gm.   3. — violaceus Gm.   4. — gramineus Gm." (Boie 1831); "Anthracothorax Boie, Isis von Oken, 1831, col. 545. Type, by subsequent designation, Trochilus violicauda Boddaert [♀] = Trochilus gramineus Gmelin [= Trochilus viridigula Boddaert [imm.♂]]. (Elliot, Classif. Syn. Trochil., 1879, p. 37.)" (Peters, 1945, V, p. 24).   
Var. Anthrocorax.   
Synon. Colubris, Endoxa, Floresia, Hypophania, Lampornis, Margarochrysis, Smaragdites.

Green-breasted Mango (Ecuadorian)
SCI Name: Anthracothorax prevostii iridescens
iridescens
Mod. L. iridescens, iridescentis  iridescent, luminous, glittering  < L. iris, iridis  rainbow  < Gr. ιρις iris, ιριδος iridos  rainbow.