Rufous-sided Broadbill / Smithornis rufolateralis

Rufous-sided Broadbill / Smithornis rufolateralis

Rufous-sided Broadbill

SCI Name:  Smithornis rufolateralis
Protonym:  Smithornis rufolateralis Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt1 p.143
Category:  Passeriformes / Calyptomenidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rusbro1
Type Locality:  West Africa = Gold Coast.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1864
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

SMITHORNIS
(Calyptomenidae; Ϯ African Broadbill S. capensis) Sir Andrew Smith (1797-1872) Scottish surgeon, zoologist, ethnologist, explorer in South Africa, first Superintendent of Cape Town Mus. 1825, Assistant/ Director-Gen. of Army Medical Services 1845-1858; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος  ornithos  bird; "*688. Smithornis, Bp. (Platyrhynchus, Smith.) Rostrum valde depressum, culmine distincto, apice subadunco!  Africa.  1.   PLATYRHYNCHUS capensis, Smith. Ill. S. Afr. Zool. Av. t. 27. a. mas. b. faem." (Bonaparte 1850); "Smithornis Bonaparte, Consp. Av., 1, 1850, p. 322. Type, by monotypy, Platyrhynchus capensis A. Smith." (Peters 1951, VII, 3).
Synon. Phrynorhamphus.

rufolateralis
L. rufus rufous; lateralis of the side < latus flank.

SUBSPECIES

Rufous-sided Broadbill (rufolateralis)
SCI Name: Smithornis rufolateralis rufolateralis
rufolateralis
L. rufus rufous; lateralis of the side < latus flank.

Rufous-sided Broadbill (budongoensis)
SCI Name: Smithornis rufolateralis budongoensis
budongensis / budongoensis / budongoesis
Budongo Forest, western Uganda.