Royal Cinclodes / Cinclodes aricomae

Royal Cinclodes / Cinclodes aricomae

Royal Cinclodes

SCI Name:  Cinclodes aricomae
Protonym:  Upucerthia aricomae Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 84 p.1
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  roycin1
Type Locality:  Aricoma Pass, 15,000 feet, Carabaya, Department of Puno, Perii.
Publish Year:  1932
IUCN Status:  


(Furnariidae; Ϯ Dark-bellied Cinclodes C. patagonicus) Genus Cinclus Bechstein, 1802, dipper  < Gr. κιγκλος kinklos  unknown waterside bird; -οιδης -oidēs  resembling; the Dark-bellied Cinclodes, originally described in the wagtail genus Motacilla, is now considered the ecological equivalent of the dippers Cinclidae; "Habitat in terra ignis ad mare  ...  et vermibus marinis victitans" (J. Gmelin 1789); "CINCLODES, n.  Furnarius, Less. Opetiorhynchus, (Temm.) Gould.  G.R. Gray. Uppucerthia, D'Orb. Motacilla, Gm.   C. Patagonicus, (Gm.) n. Mot. Gracula, Forst. Opet. rupestris, Kittl. Less. Tr. Orn., pl. 75, fig. 1. F. Lessonii, Dum. F. Chilensis, Less." (G. Gray 1840); "Cinclodes G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 16. Type, by subsequent designation, Motacilla patagonica Gmelin (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 26)." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 65).
Synon. Cillurus.

Aricoma Pass, Puno, Peru.