Helmeted Manakin / Antilophia galeata

Helmeted Manakin / Antilophia galeata

Helmeted Manakin

SCI Name:  Antilophia galeata
Protonym:  Pipra galeata Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.28
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Pipridae /
Taxonomy Code:  helman1
Type Locality:  Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Publish Year:  1823
IUCN Status:  


(Pipridae; Ϯ Helmeted Manakin A. galeata) L. antiae  hair growing on the forehead, forelock  < ante (old form anti)  before; Gr. λοφιον lophion  small crest  < dim. λοφος lophos  crest.  Reichenbach's 1850, plate LXIII, labelled Motac. Parinae: Piprinae, shows the luxurious frontal crest of the Helmeted Manakin sweeping forward over the bill; "Antilophia Reichenbach, 1850, Avium Syst. Nat., pl. 63. Type, by monotypy, Pipra galeata Lichtenstein." (Snow in Peters, 1979, VIII, p. 254).
Synon. Metopia

galeata / galeatum / galeatus
L. galeatus  helmeted  < galea  helmet (usually refers to a full and conspicuous crest).
● ex “Red-crowned Parrot” of Latham 1802 (syn. Callocephalon fimbriatum).
● ex “Galeated Cassowary” of Latham 1785 (syn. Casuarius casuarius).
● ex “Gobe-mouche huppé de Madagascar” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 189, and “Drongo” of de Buffon 1770-1786 (syn. Dicrurus forficatus).
● ex “Yahaná” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 379 (Gallinula).
● (syn. Knipolegus lophotes) (= ♀).
● (syn. Knipolegus nigerrimus) (= ♂).
● ex "Figuier huppé de Cayenne" of d'Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 391, fig. 1 (Lophotriccus).
● ex “Hocco du Méxique” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Pauxi pauxi).
● ex “Calao à casque rond” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 933, and “Helmet Hornbill” of Latham 1781 (syn. Rhinoplax vigil).