Rufous-shafted Woodstar / Chaetocercus jourdanii

Rufous-shafted Woodstar / Chaetocercus jourdanii

Rufous-shafted Woodstar

SCI Name:  Chaetocercus jourdanii
Protonym:  Ornismya Jourdanii Rev.Zool. 2 p.295
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  ruswoo1
Type Locality:  Trinidad.
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Publish Year:  1839
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DEFINITIONS

CHAETOCERCUS
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Rufous-shafted Woodstar C. jourdainii) Gr. χαιτη khaitē  long flowing hair; κερκος kerkos  tail; "queue composée de huit plumes à baguettes très-resistantes, relevées de bas en haut  ...  les deux plumes extérieures de la queue se terminant en pointe très-aiguë et de moitié plus courte que les précédentes" (Bourcier 1839); "349. CHÆTOCERCUS, G. R. Gr. 1853.  (Trochilus Jourdani, Bourc.)" (G. Gray 1855); "Chætocercus G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 22. Type, by original designation and monotypy, Trochilus (i.e. Ornismya) jourdanii Bourcier." (Peters, 1945, V, p. 140).
Synon. Acestrura, Osalia, Polymnia, Polyxemus.

jourdaini / jourdani / jourdanii
● Prof. Dr Claude Jourdan (1803-1873) French zoologist, comparative anatomist, Conservator of the Mus. of Natural History, Lyons, and first Chairman of the Faculty of Sciences 1834 (Martin Schneider in litt.) (Chaetocercus).
● Revd. Francis Charles Robert Jourdain (1865-1940) British ornithologist, traveller, collector (syn. Lanius collurio, syn. Phalaropus fulicarius).

SUBSPECIES

Rufous-shafted Woodstar (jourdanii)
SCI Name: Chaetocercus jourdanii jourdanii
jourdaini / jourdani / jourdanii
● Prof. Dr Claude Jourdan (1803-1873) French zoologist, comparative anatomist, Conservator of the Mus. of Natural History, Lyons, and first Chairman of the Faculty of Sciences 1834 (Martin Schneider in litt.) (Chaetocercus).
● Revd. Francis Charles Robert Jourdain (1865-1940) British ornithologist, traveller, collector (syn. Lanius collurio, syn. Phalaropus fulicarius).

Rufous-shafted Woodstar (rosae)
SCI Name: Chaetocercus jourdanii rosae
rosae
Claudine Rosalie "Rose" Duquaire née Mulsant (1799-1881) sister of French ornithologist Martial Etienne Mulsant (subsp. Chaetocercus jourdanii).

Rufous-shafted Woodstar (andinus)
SCI Name: Chaetocercus jourdanii andinus
andina / andinum / andinus / andium
Mod. L. Andinus Andean, of the Andes < Andium Andes.