Red-crested Malkoha / Dasylophus superciliosus

Red-crested Malkoha / Dasylophus superciliosus

Red-crested Malkoha

SCI Name:  Dasylophus superciliosus
Protonym:  Phaenicophaus superciliosus Dict.Sci.Nat. 28 p.451
Category:  Cuculiformes / Cuculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  recmal1
Type Locality:  Philippines.
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Publish Year:  1823
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DEFINITIONS

DASYLOPHUS
(Cuculidae; Ϯ Red-crested Malkoha D. superciliosus) Gr. δασυς dasus  hairy, shaggy; λοφος lophos  crest; "DASYLOPHUS, Sw. (fig. 286.a)  Bill rather large, compressed its whole length.  Gonys angulated.  Culmen convex, gradually arched.  Frontal feathers incumbent, and concealing the nostrils.  Feathers before the eye erect, forming a double crest.    D. superciliosus. Sw." (Swainson 1837); "Dasylophus Swainson, Classif. Bds., 2, 1837, p. 324. Type, by monotypy, D. superciliosus Sw. = Phoenicophaus superciliosus Dumont." (Peters,1940, IV, p. 56).

superciliosa / superciliosum / superciliosus
L. superciliosus  supercilious, haughty, eye-browed  < supercilium  eyebrow.
● ex “Supercilious Duck” of Latham 1785 (Anas).
● ex “Little Green and Orange-coloured Kingfisher” of Edwards 1758 (syn. Chloroceryle aenea).
● ex “Gorge-jaune de Saint-Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 686, fig. 1 (syn. Dendroica dominica).
● ex “Rousseau” of Levaillant 1800, pl. 66 (Lanius).
● ex “Apiaster madagascariensis” or “Guespier de Madagascar” of Brisson 1760 (Merops).
● ex “Yellow-browed Warbler” of Latham 1783 (syn. Phylloscopus humei).
● ex “Supercilious Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (unident.).

SUBSPECIES

Red-crested Malkoha (cagayanensis)
SCI Name: Dasylophus superciliosus cagayanensis
cagayanense / cagayanensis
● Cagayan Sulu, Tawi-Tawi Province, Philippines (subsp. Anthreptes malacensis, syn. Dicrurus palawanensis, subsp. Mixornis gularis, subsp. Orthotomus ruficeps).
● Cagayan Province, north-eastern Luzon, Philippines (subsp. Dasylophus superciliosus, subsp. Dicaeum hypoleucum).

Red-crested Malkoha (superciliosus)
SCI Name: Dasylophus superciliosus superciliosus
superciliosa / superciliosum / superciliosus
L. superciliosus  supercilious, haughty, eye-browed  < supercilium  eyebrow.
● ex “Supercilious Duck” of Latham 1785 (Anas).
● ex “Little Green and Orange-coloured Kingfisher” of Edwards 1758 (syn. Chloroceryle aenea).
● ex “Gorge-jaune de Saint-Domingue” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 686, fig. 1 (syn. Dendroica dominica).
● ex “Rousseau” of Levaillant 1800, pl. 66 (Lanius).
● ex “Apiaster madagascariensis” or “Guespier de Madagascar” of Brisson 1760 (Merops).
● ex “Yellow-browed Warbler” of Latham 1783 (syn. Phylloscopus humei).
● ex “Supercilious Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (unident.).