Junin Canastero / Asthenes virgata

Junin Canastero / Asthenes virgata

Junin Canastero

SCI Name:  Asthenes virgata
Protonym:  Synallaxis virgata Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt3 p.446
Category:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  juncan1
Type Locality:  Junin, central Peru.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1874
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.

virgata
L. virgatus  striped, streaked  < virga  streak.
● ex “Streaked Sandpiper” of Latham 1785 (Calidris).