Rufous-backed Treehunter / Thripadectes scrutator

Rufous-backed Treehunter / Thripadectes scrutator

Rufous-backed Treehunter

SCI Name:  Thripadectes scrutator
Protonym:  Thripadectes scrutator Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt1 p.137
Category:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rubtre1
Type Locality:  Maraynioc, Junin, Peru.
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Publish Year:  1874
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DEFINITIONS

THRIPADECTES
(Furnariidae; Ϯ Flammulated Treehunter T. flammulatus) Gr. θριψ thrips, θριπος thripos woodworm; δηκτης dēktēs biter < δακνω daknō to bite; "Genus THRIPADECTES.  958. THRIPADECTES FLAMMULATUS.  Anabates flammulatus, Eyton, Contr. Orn. 1849, p. 131; Sclater, P.Z.S. 1855, p. 141. Thripadectes flammulatus, Sclater, MS." (P. Sclater 1862); "Thripadectes Sclater, Cat. Am. Bds., 1862, p. 157. Type, by monotypy, Anabates flammulatus Eyton." (Peters 1951, VII, 141).
Synon. Rhopoctites.

scrutator
L. scrutator, scrutatoris  searcher, investigator  < scrutari  to examine throroughly, to hunt out.