Riverside Wren / Cantorchilus semibadius

Riverside Wren / Cantorchilus semibadius

Riverside Wren

SCI Name:  Cantorchilus semibadius
Protonym:  Thryothorus semibadius Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt2 p.181
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Troglodytidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rivwre1
Type Locality:  Bugaba, Chiriqui, Panama.
Publish Year:  1870
IUCN Status:  


(Troglodytidae; Long-billed Wren T. longirostris) L. cantus  song    < canere  to sing; Gr. ορχιλος orkhilos  wren; "Wren song has long been the subject of scientific study ... as this group exhibits impressive diversity in such features as song structure, repertoire size, presence of female song, and sex-specific patterns of song use  ...  Cantorchilus, gen. nov.  Type: Thryothorus longirostris (Vieillot).  Etymology: cantus, song; orchilos, wren" (Mann et al. 2006); "Cantorchilus Mann, Barker, Graves, Dingess-Mann and Slater, 2006, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 40 (3), p. 750+.  Type, by original designation, Thryothorus longirostris Vieillot, 1818." (JAJ 2021).

L. semi-  half-  < semis, semissis  half  < as, assis  whole; badius  bay-coloured.