Hooded Tinamou / Nothocercus nigrocapillus

Hooded Tinamou / Nothocercus nigrocapillus

Hooded Tinamou

SCI Name:  Nothocercus nigrocapillus
Protonym:  Tinamus nigrocapillus ListBirdsBrit.Mus. pt5 p.98
Category:  Tinamiformes / Tinamidae /
Taxonomy Code:  hootin1
Type Locality:  Chile; error, central Bolivia,
Author:  
Publish Year:  1867
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

NOTHOCERCUS
(Tinamidae; Ϯ Tawny-breasted Tinamou N. julius) Gr. νοθος nothos  spurious; κερκος kerkos  tail; "Subfamilia 23. Tinaminæ.  Af. CRYPTUREÆ.   ...   98. Nothocercus, Bp.   330. bourcieri, Bp.   331. julius, Bp.   332. delattrii, Bp. (cinnamomeus? Less.)   333. sallæi, Bp.   334. noctivagus, Wied. (zabele, Spix.)   335. variegatus, Gm.   336. atricapillus, Tschudi" (Bonaparte 1856); "Nothocercus Bonaparte, Comp. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 42, 1856, p. 881. Type, by subsequent designation, Tinamus julius Bonaparte (Salvadori, Cat. Bds. Brit. Mus., 27, 1895, p. 509.)" (Peters 1931, I, 14).
Var. Nothocernus.

nigrocapillus
L. niger  black; -capillus  -capped  < capillus  hair of the head.

SUBSPECIES

Hooded Tinamou (cadwaladeri)
SCI Name: Nothocercus nigrocapillus cadwaladeri
cadwaladeri
Charles Meigs Biddle Cadwalader (1885-1959) US philanthropist, Director of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia (syn. Dendrocopos major mandarinus, subsp. Laniisoma elegans, subsp. Nothocercus nigrocapillus, subsp. Thamnophilus doliatus).

Hooded Tinamou (nigrocapillus)
SCI Name: Nothocercus nigrocapillus nigrocapillus
nigrocapillus
L. niger  black; -capillus  -capped  < capillus  hair of the head.