Rainbow-bearded Thornbill / Chalcostigma herrani

Rainbow-bearded Thornbill / Chalcostigma herrani

Rainbow-bearded Thornbill

SCI Name:  Chalcostigma herrani
Protonym:  Trochilus Herrani Rev.Zool. 9 p.309
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rabtho1
Type Locality:  Pasto, Colombia.
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Publish Year:  1846
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CHALCOSTIGMA
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Bronze-tailed Thornbill C. heteropogon) Gr. χαλκος khalkos  bronze, copper; στιγμα stigma, στιγματος stigmatos  mark  < στιζω stizō   to tattoo. "Dessus d'un vert émeraude à reflets un peu cuivreux, avec les couvertures supérieures de la queue d'un cuivreux rouge  ...  queue fourchue, large, d'un vert sombre à reflets cuivreux" (Boissoneau 1839); "*Rhamphomicron  ...  *γ.  Chalcostigma heteropogon (Orn. — BOISSON. 1839.) BP. — St. Fé de Bog.    * —— Stanleyi (Tr. — BOURC. 1850.) BP. — Pichincha.    * —— Herrani (Tr. — BOURC. & DELATTRE 1846.) GOULD. — Ecuador.    * —— ruficeps (Tr. — GOULD 1846.) GOULD. — Bolivia.    —— Vulcani (Tr. — GOULD 1849.) GOULD — Bolivia." (Reichenbach 1854); "Rhamphomicron γ Chalcostigma Reichenbach, Journ. f. Orn., 1, 1854, Beil. zu Extrah., p. 12. Type, by subsequent designation, Ornismya heteropogon Boissoneau. (Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 141.)" (Peters, 1945, V, p. 121).   
Synon. Chloropogon, Eupogonus, Lampropogon, Selatopogon.

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Gen. Pedro Alcántara Herrán Martinez de Zaldúa (1800-1872) Colombian statesman, President of the Republic of New Granada 1841-1844 (Chalcostigma).

SUBSPECIES

Rainbow-bearded Thornbill (tolimae)
SCI Name: Chalcostigma herrani tolimae
tolimae / tolimensis
Nevado del Tolima, Cordillera Central, Colombia.

Rainbow-bearded Thornbill (herrani)
SCI Name: Chalcostigma herrani herrani
herrani
Gen. Pedro Alcántara Herrán Martinez de Zaldúa (1800-1872) Colombian statesman, President of the Republic of New Granada 1841-1844 (Chalcostigma).