Pileated Parrot / Pionopsitta pileata

Pileated Parrot / Pionopsitta pileata

Pileated Parrot

SCI Name:  Pionopsitta pileata
Protonym:  Psittacus pileatus AnnusIHist.-Nat. p.32
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  recpar3
Type Locality:  No locality; southeastern Brazil designated by Brabourne and Chubb, Bds. So. Am., 1912, p. 92.
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Publish Year:  1769
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DEFINITIONS

PIONOPSITTA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Pileated Parrot P. pileata) Genus Pionus Wagler, 1832, parrot; Mod. L. psitta  parrot  < Gr. ψιττακη psittakē  parrot; "Subfam. III. PSITTACULINÆ.   ...   25. PIONOPSITTA, Bp. — 123. Pileata, Scopoli." (Bonaparte 1854); "Pionopsitta Bonaparte, Rev. et Mag. Zool. (2), 6, 1854, p. 152. Type, by monotypy, Psittacus pileatus Scopoli." (Peters 1937, III, 211).
Var. Pionopsittacus.

pileata / pileatum / pileatus
L. pileatus  capped  < pileus  felt-cap.
● ex “Petit Fouquet des Philippines” of Sonnerat 1782 (syn. Anous stolidus).
● ex “Pigeon verd à tête grise d’Antigue” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Chalcophaps indica).
● ex “Souï” or “Petit Tinamou de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 829 (syn. Crypturellus soui).
● ex “Gobe-mouche olive de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 574, fig. 2 (unident;?Empidonax sp., ?Myiobius sp.).
● ex “Martin- pêcheur de la Chine” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 673, “Martin-pêcheur à coïffe noir” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Black-capped Kingsfisher” of Latham 1782 (Halcyon).
● "54. PICUS.  ...  pileatus.  3. P. niger, capite cristato rubro, temporibus alisque albis maculis.  Picus niger maximus, capite rubro. Catesb. car. 2. p. 17. t. 17. Kalm. itin. 2. p. 271.  Ipecu. Marcgr. bras. 207.  Habitat in America.  Differt a P. cornicino, quod tempora alba; maculæ aliquot parvæ in alis albæ; caput magis late coccineum." (Linnaeus 1758) (Hylatomus).
● ex “Tangara à coëffe noire de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 720, fig. 2 (Nemosia).
● ex “Tangara à coëffe noire de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 720, fig. 2, “Coiffe noire” of de B uffon 1770-1783, and “Hooded Tanager” of Latham 1783 (syn. Nemosia pileata).
● ex “Black-hooded Wheat-ear” of Latham 1783 (Oenanthe).
● ex “Héron blanc huppé de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 907, and “Héron blanc” of de Buffon 1770-1786 (Pilherodius).
● ex “Perruche à tête noire de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 744, “Caïca” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Hooded Parrot” of Latham 1781 (syn. Pionopsitta caica).
● ex “Black-capped Shrike” of Latham 1787 (syn. Sakesphorus canadensis).
● ex “Pluvier du Sénégal” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, “Pluvier coiffé” of de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Hooded Plover” of Latham 1785 (syn. Sarciophorus tectus).
● ex “Perruche de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Tanygnathus lucionensis).
● ex “Bruant du cap de Bonne-Espérance” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 386, fig. 2, and “Bonjour-Commandeur” of de Buffon 1770-1785 (syn. Zonotrichia capensis).

Pileata
(syn. Biziura Ϯ Musk Duck B. lobata) L. pileatus  capped  < pileus  felt-cap; "GENUS BIZIURA. — Leach.  WATTLE-DUCKS.  Hydrobates— Temminck.  Pileata— Brown.  ...  The B. lobata, or Wattle-Duck, is the only species of this genus known.  It is a native of Australia, locating on rivers and pools, and is never known to visit the sea.  They universally associate in pairs.  They dive with much rapidity, and are very difficult to shoot.  Nothing is known of their habits." (T. Brown 1845).