Oahu Alauahio / Paroreomyza maculata

Oahu Alauahio / Paroreomyza maculata

Oahu Alauahio

SCI Name:  Paroreomyza maculata
Protonym:  Himatione maculata Mus.Hein. 1 p.100,note ydP
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Fringillidae /
Taxonomy Code:  oahala
Type Locality:  Oahu.
Publish Year:  1851
IUCN Status:  


(Fringillidae; Ϯ Oahu Alauahio P. maculata) Gr. παρ par  near; genus Oreomyza Stejneger, 1887, akikiki; "Table of Genera of Drepanididæ  ...  DIVISION II.  ...  12 (11). Nasal setæ or setiform feathers entirely absent, or at least very short and little developed, not able to shield the nasal openings. (Sexual coloration of adults markedly different.) . . . Paroreomyza *, subgen. nov.: type Oreomyza maculata.   ...   *Herein I place also the other three species with sexual dimorphism." (Perkins 1901).

L. maculatus spotted, blotched < maculare to make spotted < macula spot (cf. Late Med. L. maculatus reticulated, chain-mailed).
● ex “Pivote ortolane de Provence” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 654, fig. 2, “Pivote ortolane” of de Buffon 1770-1786, and “”Spotted Wheat-ear” of Latham 1783 (?syn. Anthus trivialis).
● ex “Barbu à ventre tacheté de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 746, fig. 1 (syn. Bucco tamatia).
● ex “Crabier tacheté de la Martinique” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 912, and “Crabier vert tacheté” of de Buffon 1770-1786 (syn. Butorides striata virescens).
● ex “Soui-manga varié” of Audebert & Vieillot 1802 (syn. Chalcomitra fuliginosa).
● ex “Spotted-winged Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (syn. Chasiempis sandwichensis).
● ex “Cock Purple-breasted Manakin” of Edwards 1764, and “Cotinga du Brésil” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 188 (Cotinga).
● ex “Gobe-mouche noir de Lorraine” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 565, figs. 2, 3 (syn. Ficedula hypoleuca).
● ex “Matkneltzel” and “Matkern” of Willughby 1676 and Ray 1713, “Porphyrio punctulatus” of Brisson 1760, and “Speckled Gallinule” of Latham 1785 (syn. Gallinula chloropus).
● ex “Hatí manchado” (= ☼) of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 415 (syn. Sternula superciliaris).
● ex “Paloma parda manchada” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 322 (syn. Zenaida auriculata chrysauchenia).