Roraiman Flycatcher / Myiophobus roraimae

Roraiman Flycatcher / Myiophobus roraimae

Roraiman Flycatcher

SCI Name:  Myiophobus roraimae
Protonym:  Myiobius roraimae Ibis p.207
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rorfly1
Type Locality:  Roraima, British Guiana [= Venezuela].
Author:  
Publish Year:  1883
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

MYIOPHOBUS
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Bran-coloured Flycatcher M. fasciatus) Gr. μυια muia, μυιας muias  fly; φοβος phobos  terror, fear, panic  < φεβομαι phebomai  to flee; Reichenbach's 1850, plate LXVII, labelled Muscicapinae: Muscipetinae & Platyrhynchinae, clearly shows the wide, heavily-bristled bill typical of a flycatcher, and the coronal streak of this group; "Myiophobus Reichenbach, 1850, Avium Syst. Nat., pl. 67. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds, p. 49), Muscicapa ferruginea Swainson = Muscicapa fasciata Müller." (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 119) (see Empidochanes).
Synon. Empidochanes, Scotomyias.

roraima / roraimae
Mt. Roraima or Cerro Roraima, British Guiana (= Guyana)/ Venezuela.

SUBSPECIES

Roraiman Flycatcher (roraimae)
SCI Name: Myiophobus roraimae roraimae
roraima / roraimae
Mt. Roraima or Cerro Roraima, British Guiana (= Guyana)/ Venezuela.

Roraiman Flycatcher (sadiecoatsae)
SCI Name: Myiophobus roraimae sadiecoatsae
sadiecoatsae
Sadie Louise Coats (1940-1991) US ornithologist (Laura Bell per Martin Schneider in litt.) (subsp. Myiophobus roraimae).

Roraiman Flycatcher (rufipennis)
SCI Name: Myiophobus roraimae rufipennis
rufipenne / rufipennis
Mod. L. rufipennis  red-winged, red-feathered  < L. rufus  red, rufous;
-pennis  -winged  < penna  feather.
● ex “Roupenne” of Levaillant 1801, pll. 83-84  < French homophone roux  red; penne  large feather (syn. Onychognathus morio).