Orinoco Softtail / Thripophaga cherriei

Orinoco Softtail / Thripophaga cherriei

Orinoco Softtail

SCI Name:  Thripophaga cherriei
Protonym:  Thripophaga cherriei Novit.Zool. 9 p.60 pl.12 fig.2
Category:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  orisof1
Type Locality:  Capuano, Rio Orinoco, Venezuela.
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Publish Year:  1902
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DEFINITIONS

THRIPOPHAGA
(Furnariidae; Ϯ Striated Soft-tail T. macroura) Gr. θριποφαγος thripophagos  eating woodworms  < θριψ thrips, θριπος thripos  woodworm; -φαγος -phagos  -eating  < φαγειν phagein  to eat; "Die Gattung Thripophaga (θριψ, Holzwurm; φαγειν, fressen) unterscheidet sich von Anabates und den verwandten Gattungen [Xenops, Schizura, Sphenopyga] schon genügend durch die nicht offenen, sondern durch eine Haut fast ganz bedeckten Nasenlöcher (nares fornicatae).   Als Arten gehören hierher:  1. Th. striolata. Sphenura striolata Licht. Doubl. No. 465. Anabates striatus Spix. Anabates macrourus Pr. Max. Xenops ruficollaris Less.   2. Th. aurita. Anabates auritus Licht. Tschudi Consp. No. 192." (Cabanis 1847); "Thripophaga Cabanis, Arch. Naturg., 13, 1847, Bd. 1, p. 338. Type, by subsequent designation, Anabates macrourus Wied (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 28)." (Peters 1951, VII, 110).
Var. Tripophaga.

cherrieanus / cherriei
George Kruck Cherrie (1865-1948) US field ornithologist, collector, adventurer (subsp. Ammodramus aurifrons, syn. Cacicus haemorrhous, syn. Cyanerpes careuleus microrhynchus, Cypseloides, Elaenia, syn. Myadestes genibarbis montanus, Myrmotherula, Synallaxis (ex Synallaxis rufogularis Cherrie, 1916), Thripophaga, subsp. Tolmomyias sulphurescens).