Painted Manakin / Machaeropterus eckelberryi

Painted Manakin

SCI Name:  Machaeropterus eckelberryi
Protonym:  Machaeropterus eckelberryi Zootaxa 4320.2.11
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Pipridae /
Taxonomy Code:  paiman1
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Publish Year:  2017
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(Pipridae; Ϯ Eastern Striped Manakin M. regulus) Gr. μαχαιρα makhaira  knife, dagger; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing; "Males possess modified secondaries, the tips of these feathers being thickened and enlarged  ...  whilst the tail feathers also have thickened rachi" (Kirwan & Green 2011); "72. MACHÆROPTERUS, Schiff.  —  155. strigilatus, Pr. Max. Wied.  —  156. striolatus, Bp.  —  157. pyrocephalus, Sclat." (Bonaparte 1854); "Machaeropterus Bonaparte, 1854, Ateneo Italiano, 2 (11), p. 316 (= Consp. Voluc. Anisod., p. 6). Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds, p. 147), Pipra strigilatus Wied = Pipra regulus Hahn." (Snow in Peters 1979, VIII, 258).
Synon. Allocotopterus.

Donald Richard Eckelberry (1921-2001) US bird artist, conservationist (Machaeropterus).