Olivaceous Piha / Snowornis cryptolophus

Olivaceous Piha / Snowornis cryptolophus

Olivaceous Piha

SCI Name:  Snowornis cryptolophus
Protonym:  Lathria cryptolopha Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt3 p.522
Category:  Passeriformes / Cotingidae /
Taxonomy Code:  olipih2
Type Locality:  Mongi'' [= Monji] , Ecuador.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1877
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

SNOWORNIS
(Cotingidae; Ϯ Grey-tailed Piha S. subalaris) Dr David William Snow (1924-2009) English ornithologist, ecologist; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος  ornithos  bird; "Snowornis gen. nov.  Type species. Lipaugus subalaris Sclater. 1861.  ... Etymology. The genus Snowornis is named in honour of Dr David W. Snow for his many contributions to our understanding of the ecology, behaviour, and systematics of the cotingas and manakins, and for his original insights into the role of frugivory in the evolution of polygyny and lek behaviour" (Prum 2001).

cryptolopha / cryptolophus
Gr. κρυπτος kruptos  hidden; λοφος lophos  crest.

SUBSPECIES

Olivaceous Piha (mindoensis)
SCI Name: Snowornis cryptolophus mindoensis
mindoensis
Mindo, Pichincha, western Ecuador.

Olivaceous Piha (cryptolophus)
SCI Name: Snowornis cryptolophus cryptolophus
cryptolopha / cryptolophus
Gr. κρυπτος kruptos  hidden; λοφος lophos  crest.