Horsfield’s Bronze-Cuckoo / Chrysococcyx basalis

Horsfield\'s Bronze-Cuckoo / Chrysococcyx basalis

Horsfield's Bronze-Cuckoo

SCI Name:  Chrysococcyx basalis
Protonym:  Cuculus basalis Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1), 13 p.179
Taxonomy:  Cuculiformes / Cuculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  hobcuc1
Type Locality:  Java.
Publish Year:  1821
IUCN Status:  


(Cuculidae; African Emerald Cuckoo C. cupreus) Gr. χρυσος khrusos  gold; κοκκυξ kokkux, κοκκυγος kokkugos  cuckoo; "XXVIII. Fam. Cuculidae   ...   Chrysococcyx: Cuculus cupreus Lath. u. a." (Boie 1826); "Chrysococcyx Boie, Isis von Oken, 1826, Bd. 2, col. 977.  Type, by monotypy, Cuculus cupreus Latham = Cuculus cupreus Shaw." (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 29).
Synon. Adamatornis, Adetococcyx, Lamprococcyx, Lampromorpha, Metallococcyx.

L. basalis  pertaining to the base, basal, having a foot or pedestal  < basis  base  < Gr. βασις basis  pedestal.