Round-tailed Manakin / Ceratopipra chloromeros

Round-tailed Manakin / Ceratopipra chloromeros

Round-tailed Manakin

SCI Name:  Ceratopipra chloromeros
Protonym:  P[ipra] chloromeros Arch.Naturgesch. 10 p.271
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Pipridae /
Taxonomy Code:  rotman1
Type Locality:  Peru; restricted to valley of Vitoc, Junin, by Hellmayr, 1929, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Zool. Ser., 13, pt. 6, p. 25.
Publish Year:  1844
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).

Gr. χλωρος khlōros  yellow; μηρος mēros  thigh, leg.