Rufous-browed Tyrannulet / Phylloscartes superciliaris

Rufous-browed Tyrannulet / Phylloscartes superciliaris

Rufous-browed Tyrannulet

SCI Name:  Phylloscartes superciliaris
Protonym:  Leptotriccus superciliaris Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt2 p.389
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rubtyr1
Type Locality:  Chitra, Veragua [s] , Panama.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1868
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PHYLLOSCARTES
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Mottle-cheeked Tyrannulet P. ventralis) Gr. φυλλον phullon  leaf; σκαιρω skairō  to skip, to dance; "Gen. PHYLLOSCARTES **) nov. gen. — Laub-Tachuri.   183. 1. P. ventralis Nob.   Muscicapa ventralis "Natt." Temm. Pl. col. 275. 2. — Tyrannulus ventralis Id. Tabl. méth. p. 27. — Elania ventralis Gray Gen. B. I. p. 250. 15. — Leptopogon ventralis Bp. Consp. I. p. 186. — Euscarthmus ventralis Burm. Th. Bras. II. p. 491.   ...   **) Von φυλλον (Laub) und σκαρτης (Springer).  Diese Gattung erinnert im Gefieder schon ganz an Leptopogon, hat aber einen breitern Schnabel mit weniger abgerundeter Firste und zeigt auch noch die für die Todinae characteristischen hohen Läufe." (Cabanis & Heine 1859); "Phylloscartes Cabanis and Heine, 1859, Mus. Heineanum, 2, p. 52. Type, by monotypy, Muscicapa ventralis Temminck." (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 63).
Synon. Guracava, Leptotriccus, Phyllooecia.

superciliare / superciliaris
Mod. L. superciliaris  eye-browed  < L. supercilium  eyebrow.
● ex “Janfréderic” of Levaillant 1801-1804, pl. 111 (syn. Cossypha caffra).
● ex “Sourcirou” of Levaillant 1799 (syn. Cyclarhis gujanensis).
● ex “Ypacahá ceja blanca” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 377 (syn. Hapalocrex flaviventer).
● ex “Hatí ceja blanca” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 415 (Sternula).
● ex “White-browed Tern” of Latham 1824 (syn. Sternula superciliaris).

SUBSPECIES

Rufous-browed Tyrannulet (superciliaris)
SCI Name: Phylloscartes superciliaris superciliaris
superciliare / superciliaris
Mod. L. superciliaris  eye-browed  < L. supercilium  eyebrow.
● ex “Janfréderic” of Levaillant 1801-1804, pl. 111 (syn. Cossypha caffra).
● ex “Sourcirou” of Levaillant 1799 (syn. Cyclarhis gujanensis).
● ex “Ypacahá ceja blanca” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 377 (syn. Hapalocrex flaviventer).
● ex “Hatí ceja blanca” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 415 (Sternula).
● ex “White-browed Tern” of Latham 1824 (syn. Sternula superciliaris).

Rufous-browed Tyrannulet (palloris)
SCI Name: Phylloscartes superciliaris palloris
palloris
L. pallor, palloris  pale colour, pallor, fading  < pallere  to be pale.

Rufous-browed Tyrannulet (griseocapillus)
SCI Name: Phylloscartes superciliaris griseocapillus
griseocapilla / griseocapillus
Med. L. griseum grey; L. -capillus -capped < capillus hair of the head.