Purple-crowned Fairywren / Malurus coronatus

Purple-crowned Fairywren / Malurus coronatus

Purple-crowned Fairywren

SCI Name:  Malurus coronatus
Protonym:  Malurus coronatus Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1857) (1857), Pt25 no.340 p.221
Category:  Passeriformes / Maluridae /
Taxonomy Code:  pucfai2
Type Locality:  Victoria River, Northern Territory.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1858
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

MALURUS
(Maluridae; Ϯ Superb Fairy-wren M. cyaneus) Gr. μαλος malos (properly αμαλος amalos)  soft, delicate; ουρα oura  tail; "MÉRION ...  Queue longue, étagée, à rectrices minces à leur naissance, peu épaisses et dilatées à leur extrémité" (Vieillot 1831); "MÉRION, Malurus,  Silvia, Lath. Motacilla, Lin. Gm.  Bec très-grêle, droit, entier, très-court. — Bouche ciliée. — Tarses très-minces. — Doigts extérieurs réunis jusqu'à la deuxième phalange. — Ailes très-courtes. — Queue très-longue, grêle.   Esp. Motacilla aut Sylvia, Cyanea, Gm. Lath.   ...   Malurus [μαλος, tenerουρα, cauda]." (Vieillot 1816); "Malurus Vieillot, 1816, Analyse, p. 44. Type, by monotypy, Motacilla cyanea Latham." (Mayr in Peters 1986, XI, 391). 
Var. Amalurus, Malacurus, Malums.
Synon. Devisornis, Leggeornis, Musciparus, Nesomalurus, Psitodos, Rosina, Ryania, Todopsis.

coronatum / coronatus
L. coronatus crowned  < coronare  to crown  < corona  crown.
● ex “Perroquet Dufresne” of Levaillant 1805 (syn. Amazona dufresniana).
● ex “Calao des Philippines” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 873, “Calao de Malabar” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Pied Hornbill” of Latham 1781 (Anthracoceros).
ex “Aguila coronada” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 7 (Harpyhaliaetus).
● ex “Tyran huppé de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 289 (Onychorhynchus).
● ex “Merle de Bengale” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 258 (syn. Pitta brachyura).
● ex “Gobe-mouche rouge huppé” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 675, fig. 2, “Rubin de la rivière des Amazones” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Round-crested Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (syn. Pyrocephalus rubinus).
● ex “Crowned Eagle” of Edwards 1758 (Stephanoaetus).
● ex “Tordo de bosque coronado y negro” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 77 (Tachyphonus).
● ex "Pluvier du cap de Bonne-Espérance" of d'Aubenton 176501781, pl. 800, "Pluvier couronné" of de Buffon 1770-1785, and "Wreathed Plover" of Latham 1785 (Vanellus).
● ex “Pepoazá coronada” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 202 (Xolmis).

SUBSPECIES

Purple-crowned Fairywren (coronatus)
SCI Name: Malurus coronatus coronatus
coronatum / coronatus
L. coronatus crowned  < coronare  to crown  < corona  crown.
● ex “Perroquet Dufresne” of Levaillant 1805 (syn. Amazona dufresniana).
● ex “Calao des Philippines” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 873, “Calao de Malabar” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Pied Hornbill” of Latham 1781 (Anthracoceros).
ex “Aguila coronada” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 7 (Harpyhaliaetus).
● ex “Tyran huppé de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 289 (Onychorhynchus).
● ex “Merle de Bengale” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 258 (syn. Pitta brachyura).
● ex “Gobe-mouche rouge huppé” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 675, fig. 2, “Rubin de la rivière des Amazones” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Round-crested Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (syn. Pyrocephalus rubinus).
● ex “Crowned Eagle” of Edwards 1758 (Stephanoaetus).
● ex “Tordo de bosque coronado y negro” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 77 (Tachyphonus).
● ex "Pluvier du cap de Bonne-Espérance" of d'Aubenton 176501781, pl. 800, "Pluvier couronné" of de Buffon 1770-1785, and "Wreathed Plover" of Latham 1785 (Vanellus).
● ex “Pepoazá coronada” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 202 (Xolmis).

Purple-crowned Fairywren (macgillivrayi)
SCI Name: Malurus coronatus macgillivrayi
macgillivraii / macgillivrayi
● William MacGillivray (1796-1852) Scottish ornithologist, author (subsp. Ammospiza maritima, syn. Geothlypis tolmiei).
Alexander Sykes Macgillivray (1853-1907) Australian cattle rancher, field naturalist (subsp. Barnardius zonarius).
● Dr William David Kerr MacGillivray (1867-1933) Australian physician, naturalist, oologist (syn. Calamanthus campestris, syn. Cinnyris jugularis frenatus, subsp. Eclectus roratus, syn. Erythrura trichroa sigillifer, syn. Geoffroyus geoffroyi maclennani, subsp. Malurus coronatus, syn. Neochmia temporalis minor, syn. Ninox boobook ocellataPachyptila, subsp. Probosciger aterrimus, ‡syn. Rhipidura cervina).
● John MacGillivray (1821-1867) Scottish naturalist, collector in the South Pacific and Australia (subsp. Megapodius reinwardt, Pseudobulweria, subsp. Zosterops flavifrons).