Large Scrubwren / Sericornis nouhuysi

Large Scrubwren / Sericornis nouhuysi

Large Scrubwren

SCI Name:  Sericornis nouhuysi
Protonym:  Sericornis arfakiana nouhuysi NovaGuinea 9 p.90
Category:  Passeriformes / Acanthizidae /
Taxonomy Code:  larscr1
Type Locality:  Hellwig Mountains, Oranje Range.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1909
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

SERICORNIS
(Acanthizidae; Ϯ White-browed Scrubwren S. frontalis) Gr. σηρικον sērikon  silk  < σηρες Sēres  the people from whom silk was obtained, the Chinese; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "Genus SERICORNIS, Gould.   CHARACTERES GENERICI. Rostrum robustum, rectum, caputque quoad longitudinem fere æquans, ad apicem compressum, et indentatum; nares basales, laterales, ovales, et operculo tectæ; alæ mediocres, rotundatæ; remige primo perbrevi, quarto, quinto, atque sexto longissimis et inter se fere æqualibus; cauda mediocris et æqualis; tarsi elongati; digitus posticus cum ungue validus, digitumque intermedium fere æquans; digitis externis æqualibus; plumæ molles, et sericeæ.  ...   TYPE. Acanthiza frontalis, Vig. and Horsf." (Gould 1838).
Var. Serricornis.
Synon. Aethomyias, Arfakornis, Megathiza, Mesosericornis, Microlestes, Neosericornis, Tasmanornis.

nouhuysi
Capt. Jan Willem van Nouhuys (1859-1963) Dutch Navy, explorer in New Guinea (Melidectes, Sericornis).

SUBSPECIES

Large Scrubwren (cantans)
SCI Name: Sericornis nouhuysi cantans
cantans
L. cantans, cantantis  singing  < cantare  to sing  < canere  to sing.
● ex “Musicien de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 706, fig. 2, “Arada” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Musician Thrush” of Latham 1783 (syn. Cyphorhinus arada).
● ex “Warbling Grosbeak” of Latham 1783 (Euodice).
● ex “Faucon Chanteur” of Levaillant 1798, pl. 27 (syn. Melierax canorus).

Large Scrubwren (adelberti)
SCI Name: Sericornis nouhuysi adelberti
adelberti
● Vice-Adm. Marie Charles Adelbert le Barbier de Tinan (1803-1876) French Navy, explorer, collector (Chalcomitra).
● Adelbert Mts., Madang, Papua New Guinea (subsp. Phonygammus keraudrenii, subsp. Sericornis nouhuysi).

Large Scrubwren (nouhuysi)
SCI Name: Sericornis nouhuysi nouhuysi
nouhuysi
Capt. Jan Willem van Nouhuys (1859-1963) Dutch Navy, explorer in New Guinea (Melidectes, Sericornis).

Large Scrubwren (stresemanni)
SCI Name: Sericornis nouhuysi stresemanni
stresemanni
Prof. Erwin Friedrich Theodor Stresemann (1889-1972) German ornithologist, explorer, collector (subsp. Accipiter fasciatus, syn. Alisterus chloropterus callopterus, subsp. Aviceda subcristata, syn. Cacomantis variolosus aeruginosus, subsp. Certhia brachydactyla, subsp. Cincloramphus macrurus, subsp. Collocalia esculenta, Cyornis, subsp. Dendrocopos major, syn. Dendropicos fuscescens centralis, subsp. Dicaeum trochileum, subsp. Emberiza schoeniclus, syn. Epimachus fastuosus atratus, syn. Geoffroyus geoffroyi rhodops, subsp. Heleia squamiceps, syn. Hemiprocne comata, syn. Hemispingus melanotis, subsp. Horornis flavolivaceus, Hylexetastes, subsp. Hypsipetes leucocephalus, subsp. Lanius schach, syn. Locustella davidi, subsp. Malia grata, subsp. Melidectes rufocrissalis, subsp. Melilestes megarhynchus, Merulaxis, subsp. Micropsitta pusio, subsp. Mirafra africana, syn. Myiodynastes maculatus, subsp. Nisaetus nanus, subsp. Oriolus chinensis, syn. Otocompsa sinensis, syn. Otus spilocephalus vandewateri, syn. Pachycephala phaionota, subsp. Phylloscopus castaniceps, syn. Picus canus kogo, syn. Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax brachypus, syn. Scleroptila levaillantoides, syn. Sericornis nouhuysi pontifex, subsp. Sinosuthora alphonsiana, subsp. Stactolaema whytii, subsp. Todiramphus chloris, subsp. Trichoglossus forsteni, syn. Troglodytes troglodytes cypriotes, subsp. Turdus poliocephalus, Zaratornis, Zavattariornis, Zosterops).

Large Scrubwren (oorti)
SCI Name: Sericornis nouhuysi oorti
oorti
● Prof. Dr Eduard Daniel van Oort (1876-1933) Dutch ornithologist, Curator and Director Rijksmuseum Nat. Hist., Leiden 1905-1933 (syn. Ailuroedus buccoides, subsp. Clytomyias insignis, syn. Probosciger aterrimus goliath (Martin Schneider in litt.), subsp. Sericornis nouhuysi).
● Pieter van Oort (1804-1834) Dutch naturalist, collector in the East Indies (Psilopogon).

Large Scrubwren (monticola)
SCI Name: Sericornis nouhuysi monticola
MONTICOLA
(Muscicapidae; Ϯ Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush M. saxatilis) L. monticola  mountain-dweller, mountaineer  < mons, montis  mountain; -cola  inhabitant  < colere  to dwell; "22. Familie. Drosseln, Turdus.  43. Gattung. Monticola.2    85. saxatilis    86. cyanus.   ...   2 Unterscheidendes Kennzeichen der Gattung: das rostrothe oder schieferblaue Gefieder." (Boie 1822); "Monticola Boie, 1822, Isis, col. 552. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1847, Gen. Birds, 1, p. 220), Turdus saxatilis Linnaeus." (Ripley in Peters 1964, X, 135).
Synon. Colonocincla, Cyanocincla, Migratorius, Notiocichla, Notiocincla, Orocetes, Oroscirtetes, Petrocincla, Petrocossyphus, Petrophila, Petrornis, Pseudocossyphus.