Itatiaia Spinetail / Asthenes moreirae

Itatiaia Spinetail / Asthenes moreirae

Itatiaia Spinetail

SCI Name:  Asthenes moreirae
Protonym:  Synallaxis moreirae Arch.Mus.Nac.RiodeJaneiro 13 p.182
Category:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  itaspi1
Type Locality:  Monte Redondo and Retiro de Ramas, Serra do Itatiaya, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Publish Year:  1905
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ASTHENES
(Furnariidae; Ϯ Sharp-billed Canastero A. pyrrholeuca sordida) Gr. ασθενης asthenēs  insignificant (an epithet of the bird βουδυτης boudutēs, now associated with the Yellow Wagtail, but formerly variously identified)  < negative prefix α- a- ; σθενος sthenos  power; "LXXXVII. Asthenes RCHB. Nat. Syst. d. Vögel t. suppl. — Schnabel vollkommen gerade und spitz, Schwanzfedern gesteigert, verschmälert und abgerundet. Kleid einfarbig ungefleckt. — Den Drosselrohrsänger, Junco arundinaceus, hier deutlich repräsentirend.    374. A. sordida (Synall. — LESS. Rev. 1839. 105.) RCHB. t. DXX. 3606.   ...   375. A. brunnea (Synall. — GOULD Beagle 78.6.) RCHB.   ...   376. A. striaticollis (Anumbius — D'ORBG. LAFR. syn. Voy. p. 255.) RCHB.   ...   377. A. rubra (Anumbius ruber D'ORBG. LAFR.) RCHB.   ...   378. A. aradoides (Anabates — LAFR. Mag. Zool. 1832. t. 8.) RCHB. t. DXXVII. 2642." (Reichenbach 1853); "Asthenes Reichenbach, Handb. spec. Orn., cont. x, 1853, Scansoriae A. Sittinae, p. 146, 168. Type, by subsequent designation, Synallaxis sordida Lesson (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 27)." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 103).
Var. Astheres.
Synon. Eusiptornoides, Oreophylax, Pseudosiptornis, Schizoeaca, Siptornoides.

moreirae
Prof. Carlos Moreira (1869-1946) Brazilian zoologist (Asthenes).