Moustached Treeswift / Hemiprocne mystacea

Moustached Treeswift / Hemiprocne mystacea

Moustached Treeswift

SCI Name:  Hemiprocne mystacea
Protonym:  Cypselus mystaceus Voy.Coq. Atlas pl.22;1830 Zool. p.647
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Hemiprocnidae /
Taxonomy Code:  moutre1
Type Locality:  New Guinea.
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Publish Year:  1827
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

HEMIPROCNE
(Hemiprocnidae; Grey-rumped Treeswift H. longipennis) Gr. ἡμι- hēmi-  half-, small < ἡμισυς hēmisus  half; L. progne or procne  swallow (see Progne); "Cypseli et Hemiprocnes N. h) genera.   ...   h) Hemiprocnes genus, cui Cypselos, qui ill. TEMMINCKIO longipennis, comatus, fuciphagus, torquatus vocantur, aliosque accenseo, a veris discrepant Cypselis et hallice sive digito pedum primo retrorsum semper verso, et digitorum phalangum numero eodem, qui in ceteris avibus solemnis est." (Nitzsch 1829) (OD per Björn Bergenholtz); "Hemiprocnes [nominative plural] Nitzsch, Obs. Av. Arter. Carot. Comm., 1829, p. 15 and note.  Type, by subsequent designation, Cypselus longipennis Temminck = Hirundo longipennis Rafinesque (Oberholser, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 19, 1906, p. 68.)" (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 257).
Synon. Chelidonia, Dendrochelidon, Macropteryx, Palestre.
• (Apodidae; syn. Collocalia Glossy Swiftlet C. esculenta) "Hemiprocne. — Salange.  Der vorigen Gattung ähnlich, aber mit gewöhnlicher Gliederung und Richtung der zehen.  H. esculenta, die indianische Schwalbe." (Riemann 1838 per Oberholser 1906) (Laurent Raty in litt.); "Hemiprocne Riemann, 1838, Zoologisch-technologischer Leitfaden für Realschulen und Gymnasien, p. 34 (not Hemiprocne Nitzsch, 1829).  Type, by monotypy, Hirundo esculenta Linnaeus, 1758." (JAJ 2021).

mystacea / mystaceus
Mod. L. mystaceus  moustached  < Gr. μυσταξ mustax, μυστακος mustakos  moustache  < μασταξ mastax, μαστακος mastakos  mouth, jaws  < μασαομαι masaomi  to chew.
● ex “Bigotillo” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 173 (Platyrinchus).
● ex “Pic à Doubles Moustaches” of Levaillant 1808, pl. 251 (syn. Thripias namaquus).
● ex “Piegrièche Rouge à Plastron Blanc” of Levaillant 1800, pl. 65 (artefact).
● ex “Drongo à Moustache” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 169 (artefact).
● ex “Drongo à Moustache” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 169, and “Whiskered Shrike” of Latham 1822 (artefact).

SUBSPECIES

Moustached Treeswift (confirmata)
SCI Name: Hemiprocne mystacea confirmata
confirmata
L. confirmatus courageous, affirmed, certain < confirmare to strengthen.

Moustached Treeswift (mystacea)
SCI Name: Hemiprocne mystacea mystacea
mystacea / mystaceus
Mod. L. mystaceus  moustached  < Gr. μυσταξ mustax, μυστακος mustakos  moustache  < μασταξ mastax, μαστακος mastakos  mouth, jaws  < μασαομαι masaomi  to chew.
● ex “Bigotillo” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 173 (Platyrinchus).
● ex “Pic à Doubles Moustaches” of Levaillant 1808, pl. 251 (syn. Thripias namaquus).
● ex “Piegrièche Rouge à Plastron Blanc” of Levaillant 1800, pl. 65 (artefact).
● ex “Drongo à Moustache” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 169 (artefact).
● ex “Drongo à Moustache” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 169, and “Whiskered Shrike” of Latham 1822 (artefact).

Moustached Treeswift (aeroplanes)
SCI Name: Hemiprocne mystacea aeroplanes
aeroplanes
Gr. αεροπλανης aeroplanēs  wandering in air  < αηρ aēr, αερος aeros  air; πλανης planēs  wanderer  < πλαναω planaō  to wander.

Moustached Treeswift (macrura)
SCI Name: Hemiprocne mystacea macrura
macroura / macrouros / macrourus / macrura
Gr. μακρος makros  long; -ουρος -ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.
● ex “Coliou de l’isle Panay” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Colius striatus).
● ex “Long-tailed Finch” of Latham 1783 (syn. Emberizoides herbicola).
● ex “Guainumbi” of Marcgrave 1648, Willughby 1676, and Ray 1713, “Mellivora avis maxima” of Sloane 1725, “Mellisuga cayenensis, cauda bifurca” of Brisson 1760, “Oiseau-mouche à longue queue couleur d’acier brune” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Cayenne forktailed Humming-bird” of Latham 1782 (Eupetomena).
● ex "Long-tailed Grosbeak" of Latham 1783 (Euplectes).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à longue queue de Gingi” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Long-tailed Thrush” of Latham 1783 (subsp. Kittacincla malabarica).
● ex “Petite Fauvette tachetée du cap de bonne espérance” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 752, fig. 2, and “Great-tailed Warbler” of Latham 1783 (syn. Prinia maculosa).
● ex “Coliou hupé du Sénégal” of Brisson 1760 (Urocolius).
● "92. COLUMBA.  ...  macroura.  16. C. cauda cuneiformi longa, pectore purpurascente.  Columba macroura. Edw. av. 15. t. 15.  Palumbus migratorius. Catesb. car. I. p. 23. t. 23 [= Ectopistes].  Habitat in Canada; hybernat in Carolina." (Linnaeus 1758) (Zenaida).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à tête bleue de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776 (unident.).

Moustached Treeswift (woodfordiana)
SCI Name: Hemiprocne mystacea woodfordiana
woodfordiana
Charles Morris Woodford (1853-1927) British naturalist, Resident Commissioner in the Solomons Protectorate 1896-1914 (subsp. Hemiprocne mystacea).

Moustached Treeswift (carbonaria)
SCI Name: Hemiprocne mystacea carbonaria
carbonaria / carbonarium
L. carbonarius  charcoal-burner (i.e. black, blackened)  < carbo, carbonis  charcoal.