Orange-crowned Fairywren / Clytomyias insignis

Orange-crowned Fairywren / Clytomyias insignis

Orange-crowned Fairywren

SCI Name:  Clytomyias insignis
Protonym:  Clytomyias insignis NotesLeydenMus. 1 p.31
Category:  Passeriformes / Maluridae /
Taxonomy Code:  orcfai1
Type Locality:  Tjobonda, Arfak Mountains.
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Publish Year:  1879
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CLYTOMYIAS
(Maluridae; Ϯ Orange-crowned Fairy-wren C. insignis) Gr. κλυτος klutos  splendid  < κλεω kleō  to celebrate; Mod. L. myias  flycatcher  < Gr. μυια muia, μυιας muias  fly; πιαζω piazō  to seize; "Clytomyias, gen. nov.  Genus Muscicapidarum inter genera Todopsis et Malurus intercedens, sed cauda quam ala longiore et valde gradata, tarso quam culmen longiore, ala rotundata, remigibus primariis cubitales a longitudine culminis haud excedentibus, rostro valde depresso, culminato, elongato, latiore quam altum, distinguendum.  Typus est Clytomyias insignis, sp. n." (Sharpe 1879); "Clytomyias Sharpe, 1879.  Notes Leyden Mus. 1: 31.  Type, by original designation, Clytomyias insignis Sharpe." (Beehler and Pratt, 2016, Birds New Guinea, p. 285).

insignis
L. insignis  extraordinary, remarkable, notable (e.g. very large)  < in   towards; signum  mark.

SUBSPECIES

Orange-crowned Fairywren (insignis)
SCI Name: Clytomyias insignis insignis
insignis
L. insignis  extraordinary, remarkable, notable (e.g. very large)  < in   towards; signum  mark.

Orange-crowned Fairywren (oorti)
SCI Name: Clytomyias insignis oorti
oorti
● Prof. Dr Eduard Daniel van Oort (1876-1933) Dutch ornithologist, Curator and Director Rijksmuseum Nat. Hist., Leiden 1905-1933 (syn. Ailuroedus buccoides, subsp. Clytomyias insignis, syn. Probosciger aterrimus goliath (Martin Schneider in litt.), subsp. Sericornis nouhuysi).
● Pieter van Oort (1804-1834) Dutch naturalist, collector in the East Indies (Psilopogon).