Pied Falconet / Microhierax melanoleucos

Pied Falconet / Microhierax melanoleucos

Pied Falconet

SCI Name:  Microhierax melanoleucos
Protonym:  Ierax melanoleucos J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal 12 p.179
Category:  Falconiformes / Falconidae /
Taxonomy Code:  piefal2
Type Locality:  Assam.
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Publish Year:  1843
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DEFINITIONS

MICROHIERAX
(Falconidae; Ϯ Black-thighed Falconet M. fringillarius) Gr. μικρος mikros  small; ἱεραξ hierax, ἱερακος hierakos  falcon, hawk (cf. genus Ierax Vigors, 1824 (emended to Hierax Vigors, 1826, falconet)); "MICROHIERAX *.  Hierax, Vigors, Zool. Journ. i. p. 339 (1824, nec Leach, 1816). . . . . .Type. H. fringillarius.  ...  *μικρος, parvus, ἱεραξ, accipiter." (Sharpe 1874).
Synon. Ierax.

melanoleuca / melanoleucos / melanoleucus
Gr. μελας melas, μελανος melanos  black; λευκος leukos  white.
● ex "Buff-crested Woodpecker" of Latham 1782 (Campephilus).
● ex “Águila obscura y blanca” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 8 (Geranoaetus).
● “As Columba picata Latham 1801, was regularly used as valid in the 20th century, this precludes invoking the principle of reverse of precedence (ICZN 1999: 23.9.1.1, 23.9.1.2)” (McAllan 2007) (syn. Leucosarcia picata).
● ex “Esparvero negriblanco” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 28 (syn. Micrastur semitorquatus).
● ex “Plus petit Barbu à poitrine noir de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 688, fig. 2, “Plus petit Tamatia noir et blanc” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Lesser Pied Barbet” of Latham 1782 (syn. Notharchus tectus).
● ex “Coucou huppé de la côte de Coromandel” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 872, “Jacobin huppé de Coromandel” of de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Coromandel Crested Cuckow” of Latham 1782 (syn. Oxylophus jacobinus).
● ex “Chipiu negro y blanca” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 144 (Poospiza).
● ex “Stone Snipe” of Pennant 1785, and Latham 1785 (Tringa).
● ex “Cordon Noir” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 150 (Sylvia artefact).