Montane Woodcreeper / Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger

Montane Woodcreeper / Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger

Montane Woodcreeper

SCI Name:  Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger
Protonym:  Dendrocolaptes lacrymiger Iconogr.Orn. livr.12 pl.71,text
Category:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  monwoo1
Type Locality:  Mexico; error, the type is from Bogota, fide Hellmayr.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1849
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

LEPIDOCOLAPTES
(Furnariidae; Ϯ Scaled Woodcreeper L. squamatus) Gr. λεπις lepis, λεπιδος lepidos  scale, flake  < λεπω lepō  to peel; κολαπτης kolaptēs  pecker  < κολαπτω kolaptō  to peck; "CV. Lepidocolaptes RCHB. "Picolaptes" Nat. Syst. t. XXXVI.   ...   Kleid rothbraun, Unterseite weißschuppig großfleckig.    a) Weißgefleckte Arten.   *432. L. squamatus (Dendrocol. — LICHST. p. 258. t. II. f. 1.)  ...  433. L. Wagleri (Dendrocol. — SPIX. I. 88. 5. t. XC. f. 2)  ...  *434. L. leucogaster (Ziphorh. SWS. — LAFR.)  ...  *435. L. affinis (Picolaptes — LAFR. 1850. 275.)  ...  436. L. atripes (Picolaptes — EYTON, JARD. Contrib. 1851. 76.) RCHB.   ...    b) Fahlgefleckte Arten.    *437. L. Spixii (Picolaptes — LESSON traité 314.) RCHB. t. DXXXIII. 3664.   ...   438. L. validirostris (Picolaptes — EYTON, JARD. Contrib. 1851. 75.) RCHB.   ...   439. L. Souleyetii (Dendrocol. — LAFR.) RCHB. t. DXXXIV. 3667.   ...   440. L. lineaticeps (Picolaptes — LAFR. Rev 1850. 277.) RCHB.   ...   441. L. albolineatus (Picolaptes — LAFR. 1850. 278.)   ...   442. L. notatus (Picolaptes — EYTON Contrib. 1852. 26.) RCHB." (Reichenbach 1853); "Lepidocolaptes Reichenbach, Handb. spec. Orn., cont. x, 1853, Scansoriae A. Sittinae, p. 183. Type, by subsequent designation, Dendrocolaptes squamatus Lichtenstein (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 29)." (Peters 1951, VII, 47).
Synon. Dacryophorus.

lacrymiger
L. lacrima tear; -ger carrying < gerere to carry.

SUBSPECIES

Montane Woodcreeper (sanctaemartae)
SCI Name: Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger sanctaemartae
sanctaemartae / sanctaemarthae / santaemarthae
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia  < Late L. sanctus  saint  < L. sanctus  holy  < sancire  to consecrate; Mod. L. Marta  Marta, Martha.

Montane Woodcreeper (lacrymiger)
SCI Name: Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger lacrymiger
lacrymiger
L. lacrima tear; -ger carrying < gerere to carry.

Montane Woodcreeper (lafresnayi)
SCI Name: Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger lafresnayi
lafresnayana / lafresnayanus / lafresnayei / lafresnayi / lafresnayii
Noël Frédéric Armand Baron André de La Fresnaye (1783-1861) French ornithologist, collector (Aegithina, subsp. Campylorhamphus trochilirostris, syn. Catamenia analis analoides, syn. Centropus toulou, subsp. Dendrocincla fuliginosa, subsp. Dendropicos fuscescens, Diglossa, ‡Gallirallus, syn. Knipolegus nigerrimusLafresnaya, subsp. Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger, Merops, syn. Myrmotherula axillaris, Picumnus, syn. Sporophila collaris melanocephala, syn. Strophocincla cachinnans, syn. Xenopirostris xenopirostris).

Montane Woodcreeper (sneiderni)
SCI Name: Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger sneiderni
sneiderni
Prof. Kjell Eriksson von Sneidern (1910-1999) Swedish zoologist, taxidermist, collector, Director of Natural History Mus. of Cauca University, Colombia 1946-1983 (subsp. Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger).

Montane Woodcreeper (frigidus)
SCI Name: Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger frigidus
frigida / frigidum / frigidus
L. frigidus  cold  < frigere  to be cold  < Gr. ριγεω rhigeō  to cool.
● ex “Tawny Bunting” of Latham 1785 (syn. Plectrophenax nivalis).

Montane Woodcreeper (aequatorialis)
SCI Name: Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger aequatorialis
aequatoriale / aequatorialis
Late L. aequatorialis  equatorial  < aequator  equator  < L. aequare  to make equal  < aequus  equal. Frequently given to species with a distribution in the equatorial latitudes of Africa (e.g. subsp. Jynx ruficollis, Sheppardia), but more commonly applied to birds from Ecuador (Spanish ecuador  equator) (e.g. Momotus, Thamnistes, Xiphorhynchus).
● Erroneous TL. Guayaquil (= Panama City) (subsp. Dendroica petechia).
Erroneous TL. Guayaquil (= interior of Ecuador) (subsp. Falco sparverius).
● Erroneous TL. Ecuador (= Bahia, Brazil) (syn. Heliothryx aurita auriculata).
● Erroneous TL. Bogotá (= San Lucas, Ecuador) (subsp. Rallus limicola).

Montane Woodcreeper (warscewiczi)
SCI Name: Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger warscewiczi
warscewiczi
Józef Warszewicz Ritter von Rawicz (1812-1866) Polish botanist, orchidist, collector in Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia 1844-1853 (subsp. Amazilia saucerottei, subsp. Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger).

Montane Woodcreeper (carabayae)
SCI Name: Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger carabayae
carabayae
Sierra de Carabaya, Puno, Peru.

Montane Woodcreeper (bolivianus)
SCI Name: Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger bolivianus
boliviae / boliviana / bolivianum / bolivianus / boliviensis
Bolivia (named after Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) "The Liberator", Venezuelan revolutionary, who helped to expel the Spaniards from their South American empire).