Orange Minivet / Pericrocotus flammeus

Orange Minivet / Pericrocotus flammeus

Orange Minivet

SCI Name:  Pericrocotus flammeus
Protonym:  Muscicapa flammea IndischeZool. p.25 pl.15
Category:  Passeriformes / Campephagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  scamin3
Type Locality:  no locality given = Ceylon; cf. Whistler and Kinnear, 1933, Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc, 36, p. 341, footnote.
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Publish Year:  1781
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DEFINITIONS

PERICROCOTUS
(Campephagidae; Ϯ Sunda Minivet P. miniatus) Gr. περι peri  very, all around; κροκωτος krokōtos  golden-yellow  < κροκος krokos  saffron; "VI. Fam. Sylviadae Vigors.   ...   Pericrocotus: Musc. miniata Tem. col. 156  u. s. w." (Boie 1826); "Pericrocotus Boie, 1826, Isis von Oken, 2, (10), col. 972. Type, by original designation [?] and monotypy, Muscicapa miniata Temminck." (Deignan in Peters 1960, IX, 207).
Var. Perierocotus, Pericrodotus.
Synon. Acis, Motacilloides, Phoenicornis.

flammeum / flammeus
L. flammeus  fiery, flaming, flame-coloured, flammulated  < flamma  flame  < flagrare  to burn.
● ex “Grimpar Flambé” of Levaillant 1807 (syn. Xiphorhynchus pardalotus).