Green-throated Carib / Eulampis holosericeus

Green-throated Carib / Eulampis holosericeus

Green-throated Carib

SCI Name:  Eulampis holosericeus
Protonym:  Trochilus holosericeus Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.120
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  grtcar1
Type Locality:  America = Lesser Antilles.
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Publish Year:  1758
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DEFINITIONS

EULAMPIS
(Trochilidae; Purple-throated Carib E. jugularis) Gr. ευλαμπης eulampēs  bright shining  < ευ eu  beautiful; λαμπης lampēs  sun; "Eulampis.   a.Obere Theile sammetschwarz.  b.Brust und Kehle ohne Schiller.  c.Schnabel stark gebogen.  d.Keine Holle oder sonstige Abzeichen.  e.Schwanz abgerundet.   Arten. 1. Tr. violaceus Gm.   2. — jugularis Linn.   3. — auratus [Linn.]   4. — niger P. Max.    Diese der Gattung Polytmus nahe stehende Gruppe bildet übrigens den nächsten Uebergang zu den africanischen Cinnyris und Coereba Briss." (Boie 1831); "Eulampis Boie, Isis von Oken, 1831, col. 547.  Type, by subsequent designation, E. aurata (Audebert) i.e. Gmelin = Trochilus jugularis Linné. (Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 13.)" (Peters, 1945, V, p. 27).    
Var. Culampis.   
Synon. Chrysolampis, Sericotes.
• (Trochilidae; syn. Florisuga Black Jacobin F. fusca) "Boie (Isis, 1831, 547) gave four species under his genus Eulampis, as follows: 1. Tr. violaceus Gm., 2. - jugularis Linn., 3. - auratus -, 4. - niger P. Max.  Nos. 1 and 3 are synonyms of No. 2, and as that is already the type of Chrysolampis it leaves Trochilus niger P. Max. as the type of Eulampis Boie." (Riley, 1904, Auk, XXI (IV), p. 486).

holoseria / holoserica / holosericea / holosericeus / holosericus
Gr. ὁλοσηρικος holosērikos  silken  < ὁλος holos  complete; σηρικος sērikos  silken  < σηρικον sērikon  silk  < σηρες Sēres  the people from whom silk was obtained, the Chinese.
● ex “Troupiale rouge d’Antigue” and “Troupiale jaune d’Antigue” of Sonnerat 1776 (Amblyramphus).
● "60. TROCHILUS.  ...  holosericeus.  9. T. curvirostris rectricibus æqualibus supra nigris, corpore supra viridi, pectore cæruleo, abdomine nigro.  Mellivora viridis, ventre nigro. Edw. av. 36. t. 36.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (Eulampis).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à longue queue de Madagascar” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 248, fig. 1, and “Schet Roux” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 147 (syn. Terpsiphone mutata).

SUBSPECIES

Green-throated Carib (holosericeus)
SCI Name: Eulampis holosericeus holosericeus
holoseria / holoserica / holosericea / holosericeus / holosericus
Gr. ὁλοσηρικος holosērikos  silken  < ὁλος holos  complete; σηρικος sērikos  silken  < σηρικον sērikon  silk  < σηρες Sēres  the people from whom silk was obtained, the Chinese.
● ex “Troupiale rouge d’Antigue” and “Troupiale jaune d’Antigue” of Sonnerat 1776 (Amblyramphus).
● "60. TROCHILUS.  ...  holosericeus.  9. T. curvirostris rectricibus æqualibus supra nigris, corpore supra viridi, pectore cæruleo, abdomine nigro.  Mellivora viridis, ventre nigro. Edw. av. 36. t. 36.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (Eulampis).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à longue queue de Madagascar” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 248, fig. 1, and “Schet Roux” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 147 (syn. Terpsiphone mutata).

Green-throated Carib (chlorolaemus)
SCI Name: Eulampis holosericeus chlorolaemus
chlorolaema / chlorolaemus / chlorolaima / chlorolaimus
Gr. χλωρος khlōros green; λαιμος laimos throat.