Olivaceous Thornbill / Chalcostigma olivaceum

Olivaceous Thornbill / Chalcostigma olivaceum

Olivaceous Thornbill

SCI Name:  Chalcostigma olivaceum
Protonym:  Ramphomicron olivaceus Ann.Lyc.Nat.Hist.N.Y. 8(1867) p.44
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  olitho1
Type Locality:  La Paz, Bolivia.
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Publish Year:  1864
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DEFINITIONS

CHALCOSTIGMA
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Bronze-tailed Thornbill C. heteropogon) Gr. χαλκος khalkos  bronze, copper; στιγμα stigma, στιγματος stigmatos  mark  < στιζω stizō   to tattoo. "Dessus d'un vert émeraude à reflets un peu cuivreux, avec les couvertures supérieures de la queue d'un cuivreux rouge  ...  queue fourchue, large, d'un vert sombre à reflets cuivreux" (Boissoneau 1839); "*Rhamphomicron  ...  *γ.  Chalcostigma heteropogon (Orn. — BOISSON. 1839.) BP. — St. Fé de Bog.    * —— Stanleyi (Tr. — BOURC. 1850.) BP. — Pichincha.    * —— Herrani (Tr. — BOURC. & DELATTRE 1846.) GOULD. — Ecuador.    * —— ruficeps (Tr. — GOULD 1846.) GOULD. — Bolivia.    —— Vulcani (Tr. — GOULD 1849.) GOULD — Bolivia." (Reichenbach 1854); "Rhamphomicron γ Chalcostigma Reichenbach, Journ. f. Orn., 1, 1854, Beil. zu Extrah., p. 12. Type, by subsequent designation, Ornismya heteropogon Boissoneau. (Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 141.)" (Peters, 1945, V, p. 121).   
Synon. Chloropogon, Eupogonus, Lampropogon, Selatopogon.

olivaceum / olivaceus
Mod. L. olivaceus  olive-green, olivaceous  < L. oliva  olive.
● ex “Merle olive des grandes Indes” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 564, fig. 1 (syn. Acritillas indica).
● ex “Oliva” of Levaillant 1801, pl. 75 (Chlorophoneus).
● ex “Crimson-breasted Woodpecker” of Latham 1782 (Geocolaptes).
● ex “Troupiale olive de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 606, fig. 2, and “Cayenne Olive Oriole” of Latham 1782 (?syn. Icterus auricapillus).
● ex “White-cheeked Crow” of Latham 1801 (Psophodes).
● ex “Perroquet de l’isle de Luçon” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 287, “Perruche aux ailes chamarées” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Lace-winged Parrakeet” of Latham 1781 (syn. Tanygnathus lucionensis).
● ex "Bruant de S. Domingue" of Brisson 1760 (Tiaris).
● ex “Merle olive du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of Brisson 1760 (Turdus).
● ex “Red-ey’d Fly-catcher” of Catesby 1731, “Muscicapa olivacea” of Edwards 1758, and “Muscicapa jamaicensis” of Brisson 1760 (Vireo).
● ex “Grimpereau olive de Madagascar” of Brisson 1760 (Zosterops).
● ex “Merula olivacea indica” of Brisson 1760 (unident.).

SUBSPECIES

Olivaceous Thornbill (pallens)
SCI Name: Chalcostigma olivaceum pallens
pallens
L. pallens, pallentis  pale-coloured, greenish, yellowish  < pallere  to be pale.

Olivaceous Thornbill (olivaceum)
SCI Name: Chalcostigma olivaceum olivaceum
olivaceum / olivaceus
Mod. L. olivaceus  olive-green, olivaceous  < L. oliva  olive.
● ex “Merle olive des grandes Indes” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 564, fig. 1 (syn. Acritillas indica).
● ex “Oliva” of Levaillant 1801, pl. 75 (Chlorophoneus).
● ex “Crimson-breasted Woodpecker” of Latham 1782 (Geocolaptes).
● ex “Troupiale olive de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 606, fig. 2, and “Cayenne Olive Oriole” of Latham 1782 (?syn. Icterus auricapillus).
● ex “White-cheeked Crow” of Latham 1801 (Psophodes).
● ex “Perroquet de l’isle de Luçon” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 287, “Perruche aux ailes chamarées” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Lace-winged Parrakeet” of Latham 1781 (syn. Tanygnathus lucionensis).
● ex "Bruant de S. Domingue" of Brisson 1760 (Tiaris).
● ex “Merle olive du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of Brisson 1760 (Turdus).
● ex “Red-ey’d Fly-catcher” of Catesby 1731, “Muscicapa olivacea” of Edwards 1758, and “Muscicapa jamaicensis” of Brisson 1760 (Vireo).
● ex “Grimpereau olive de Madagascar” of Brisson 1760 (Zosterops).
● ex “Merula olivacea indica” of Brisson 1760 (unident.).