Painted Honeyeater / Grantiella picta

Painted Honeyeater / Grantiella picta

Painted Honeyeater

SCI Name:  Grantiella picta
Protonym:  Entomophila picta Syn.BirdsAustr. pt4 pl.71
Category:  Passeriformes / Meliphagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  paihon1
Type Locality:  New South Wales.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1838
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

GRANTIELLA
(Meliphagidae; Ϯ Painted Honeyeater G. picta) Dim. after William Robert Ogilvie-Grant (1863-1924) English ornithologist; "Page 94  Genus ccxcvii.  Grantiella nom. nov. replaces Entomophila Gould [1838] preoccupied by Horsfield, Zool. Res. Java 1824." (Mathews 1911).
Synon. Entomophila.

picta
L. pictus  painted  < pingere  to paint.
● ex “Painted Duck” of Cook 1777, and “Painted Goose” of Latham 1785 (Chloephaga).
● ex "Todier de Juida" of d'Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 783, fig. 1, and "Todier bleu à ventre orangé" of de Buffon 1770-1785 (Ispidina).
● ex “Todier bleu à ventre orangé” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Blue Tody” of Latham 1782 (syn. Ispidina picta).
ex “Anaca” of Marcgrave 1648, and “Perruche à gorge tachetée de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 144 (Pyrrhura).