Pernambuco Pygmy-Owl / Glaucidium mooreorum

Pernambuco Pygmy-Owl / Glaucidium mooreorum

Pernambuco Pygmy-Owl

SCI Name:  Glaucidium mooreorum
Protonym:   Ararajuba 10 p.123,124, frontispiece[p.121]
Category:  Strigiformes / Strigidae /
Taxonomy Code:  perpyo1
Type Locality:  
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Publish Year:  2003
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DEFINITIONS

GLAUCIDIUM
(Strigidae; Ϯ Northern Pygmy Owl G. passerinum) Gr. γλαυκιδιον glaukidion  little owl, owlet  < dim. γλαυξ glaux, γλαυκος glaukos  owl; "IV. Fam. Strigidae   ...  Glaucidium: St. nana Tem; passerina Lin. u. a. m." (Boie 1826); "Glaucidium Boie, Isis von Oken, 1826, Bd. 2, col. 970. Type, by subsequent designation, Strix passerina Linné (Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 6)." (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 127).
Var. Gaucidium.
Synon. Microglaux, Microptynx, Noctua, Nyctipetes, Phalaenopsis, Smithiglaux, Taenioglaux, Taenioptynx.

mooreorum
Dr Gordon Earle Moore (b. 1929) US entrepreneur, philanthropist, co-founder and chairman of Intel Corporation, and his wife Betty Irene Moore née Whitaker (Glaucidium).