Red-headed Manakin / Ceratopipra rubrocapilla

Red-headed Manakin / Ceratopipra rubrocapilla

Red-headed Manakin

SCI Name:  Ceratopipra rubrocapilla
Protonym:  Pipra rubro-capilla Pl.Col. livr.9 pl.54 fig.3
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Pipridae /
Taxonomy Code:  rehman1
Type Locality:  Brazil; restricted to Bahia by Hellmayr, in Wytsman, 1910, Gen. Av., pt. 9, p. 7.
Publish Year:  1821
IUCN Status:  


(Pipridae; Ϯ Scarlet-horned Manakin C. cornuta) Gr. κερας keras, κερατος keratos  horn; genus Pipra Linnaeus, 1764, manakin; "The rear crown-feathers are elongated and protrude from the line of the head, forming two tufts that project either side of the head and curve slightly upward" (Kirwan & Green 2011); "69. CERATOPIPRA, Bp.  —  152. cornuta, Spix." (Bonaparte 1854); "Ceratopipra Bonaparte, 1854, Ateneo Italiano, 2 (11), p. 316 (= Consp. Voluc. Anisod., p. 6). Type, by monotypy, [Ceratopipra] cornuta = Pipra cornuta Spix." (Snow in Peters, 1979, VIII, p. 269)
Var. Ceratopipo (Mod. L. pipo  manakin).

L. ruber  red; -capillus  -headed  < capillus  hair of the head.