Rufous-bellied Mountain-Tanager / Pseudosaltator rufiventris

Rufous-bellied Mountain-Tanager / Pseudosaltator rufiventris

Rufous-bellied Mountain-Tanager

SCI Name:  Pseudosaltator rufiventris
Protonym:  Saltator rufiventris Mag.Zool. 7 cl.2 p.35
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thraupidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rubsal1
Type Locality:  Sicasica, Bolivia.
Publish Year:  1837
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(Thraupidae; Ϯ Rufous-bellied Mountain Tanager P. rufiventris) Gr. ψευδος pseudos  false; genus Saltator Vieillot, 1816, saltator; "26. Pseudosaltator, new genus (Fig. 5).   Type species. Saltator rufiventris d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837.  ...  Etymology. The name is formed from the Greek ψευδης (false) and the generic name Saltator, alluding to the mistaken classification of this species in that genus. Its gender is masculine." (Burns et al. 2016) (OD per Richard Klim).

rufiventer / rufiventra / rufiventre / rufiventris
Mod. L. rufiventris  red-bellied  < L. rufus  ruddy, rufous; venter, ventris  belly.
● ex “Pepoazá vientre roxizo” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 205, and “Pepoaza à ventre rougeâtre” of Vieillot 1819 (Neoxolmis).
● ex “Grignet” of Levaillant 1803, pl. 126 (syn. Parisoma subcaeruleum).
● ex “Traquet à Cul Roux” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 188, fig. 2 (syn. Saxicoloides fulicatus).
● ex “Gobe-mouche de l’île de Bourbon” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 572, fig. 3, and “Rufous-vented Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (syn. Setophaga ruticilla).
● ex “Velvet-headed Flycatcher” of Latham 1823 (Terpsiphone).