Purple-throated Cuckooshrike / Campephaga quiscalina

Purple-throated Cuckooshrike / Campephaga quiscalina

Purple-throated Cuckooshrike

SCI Name:  Campephaga quiscalina
Protonym:  Campephaga quiscalina Ibis p.189
Category:  Passeriformes / Campephagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  putcus1
Type Locality:  vicinity of Cape-Coast Castle, i. e. Fanti country, Gold Coast.
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Publish Year:  1869
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DEFINITIONS

CAMPEPHAGA
(Campephagidae; Ϯ Black Cuckoo-shrike C. flava) Gr. καμπη kampē  caterpillar; -φαγος -phagos  -eating  < φαγειν phagein  to eat (cf. French chenille  caterpillar); "115. ECHENILLEUR (Le Vaillant).  Campephaga.  Bec court, un peu fléchi en arc, échancré et courbé à la pointe. — Bouche ample. — Doigts extérieurs réunis presque jusqu'au milieu.   Esp. Echenilleur noir, Le Vaill.   ...   Campephaga [καμπη, erucaφαγω, edo]." (Vieillot 1816); "Campephaga Vieillot, 1816, Analyse, p. 39, 69. Type, by monotypy, "Echenilleur noir" of Levaillant = Campephaga flava Vieillot." (Peters, 1960, IX, p. 204).
Var. Campophaga.
Synon. Ixos, Lanicterus.

quiscalina
Genus Quiscalus Vieillot, 1816, grackle (Campephaga).

SUBSPECIES

Purple-throated Cuckooshrike (quiscalina)
SCI Name: Campephaga quiscalina quiscalina
quiscalina
Genus Quiscalus Vieillot, 1816, grackle (Campephaga).

Purple-throated Cuckooshrike (martini)
SCI Name: Campephaga quiscalina martini
martini
● Édouard Martin (fl. 1860) French naturalist, hunter, oologist resident in Russia (Björn Bergenholtz in litt.) (syn. Buteo buteo vulpinus).
● Antonio Martini (also known as James Martin) (1857-1924) Maltese mariner and sailmaker, adventurer, explorer, plantation manager in East Africa (subsp. Campephaga quiscalina).
● Maria Martin (1796-1863) US watercolourist, who provided background paintings for Audubon (syn. Leuconotopicus villosus).
● Dr Ludwig Martin (1850-1924) German ethnologist, zoologist in Sumatra 1882-1895, Celebes 1906, 1912, and China 1914 (syn. Pycnonotus aurigaster).
● French Martin starling, mynah; ex “Martin vieillard de la côte de Malabar” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Malabar Thrush” of Latham 1783 (syn. Sturnia malabarica).

Purple-throated Cuckooshrike (muenzneri)
SCI Name: Campephaga quiscalina muenzneri
muenzneri
Feldwebel (Sergeant) Max Münzner (fl. 1911) German Army in German East Africa, explorer (subsp. Campephaga quiscalina, syn. Chlorophoneus nigrifrons, subsp. Cisticola cantans, subsp. Dicrurus ludwigii, syn. Estrilda astrild cavendishi, syn. Phyllastrephus fischeri).