Natterer’s Slaty-Antshrike / Thamnophilus stictocephalus

Natterer\'s Slaty-Antshrike / Thamnophilus stictocephalus

Natterer's Slaty-Antshrike

SCI Name:  Thamnophilus stictocephalus
Protonym:  Thamnophilus stictocephalus Orn.Brasil. Abth.2 p.77,146
Category:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  natsla1
Type Locality:  Sao Vicente [Mato Grosso], Brazil.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1868
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

THAMNOPHILUS
(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Barred Antshrike T. doliatus) Gr. θαμνος thamnos  bush; φιλος philos  lover; "BATARA (DE AZARA), Thamnophilus.  Lanius, Turdus, Lin. Gm. Lath.  Bec droit à la base, robuste, convexe en dessus, comprimé latéralement; mandibule supérieure échancrée, ou dentée, et crochue vers le bout; l'inférieure entaillée, aiguë et retroussée à la pointe. — Bouche ciliée. Ailes courtes arrondies.  Esp. Pie-Grièche rayée. — Fourmillier huppé, Buff.   ...   Tamnophilus [ταμνος, frutexφιλεω, gaudeo]." (Vieillot 1816); "Thamnophilus Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 40. Type, by subsequent designation, Lanius doliatus Linné (Swainson, Zool. Journ., 1, 1824, p. 301)." (Peters 1951, VII, 162).
Var. Thamnoplius, Tamnophilus.   
Synon. Abalius, Erionotus, Rhopochares.

thamnophilus
Gr. θαμνος thamnos  bush; φιλος philos  loving  < φιλεω phileō  to love  < φιλος philos  lover.

stictocephala / stictocephalus
Gr. στικτος stiktos  spotted  < στιζω stizō  to tattoo; -κεφαλος
-kephalos  -headed  < κεφαλη kephalē  head.

SUBSPECIES

Natterer's Slaty-Antshrike (stictocephalus)
SCI Name: Thamnophilus stictocephalus stictocephalus
stictocephala / stictocephalus
Gr. στικτος stiktos  spotted  < στιζω stizō  to tattoo; -κεφαλος
-kephalos  -headed  < κεφαλη kephalē  head.

Natterer's Slaty-Antshrike (parkeri)
SCI Name: Thamnophilus stictocephalus parkeri
parkeri
● Shane Alwyne Parker (1943-1992) English ornithologist, emigrated to Australia 1967, Curator of Birds at South Australian Mus. 1976-1991, collector, marine zoologist (subsp. Acanthagenys rufogularis, subsp. Barnardius zonarius, subsp. Hylacola pyrrhopygia).
● Theodore 'Ted' Albert Parker III (1953-1993) US field ornithologist with an unparalleled knowledge of Neotropical birds, tragically killed in an air-crash (Cercomacroides, Glaucidium, Herpsilochmus, subsp. Metallura theresiae, subsp. Phainoptila melanoxantha, Phylloscartes, Scytalopus, subsp. Thamnophilus stictocephalus).
● Prof. Thomas Jeffery Parker (1850-1897) English biologist, university administrator, resident in New Zealand 1880-1897 (‡syn. Euryapteryx geranoides, ‡syn. Porphyrio mantelli).