Rufous-tailed Antthrush / Chamaeza ruficauda

Rufous-tailed Antthrush / Chamaeza ruficauda

Rufous-tailed Antthrush

SCI Name:  Chamaeza ruficauda
Protonym:  Chamoezosa ruficauda Mus.Hein. 2 p.6
Category:  Passeriformes / Formicariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rutant2
Type Locality:  no locality; Rio de Janeiro suggested by Hellmayr, 1924, p. 294.
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Publish Year:  1860
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CHAMAEZA
(Formicariidae; Ϯ Short-tailed Ant-thrush C. campanisona) Gr. χαμαι khamai  on the ground; ζαω zaō  to live (cf. χαμαζη khamazē  on the ground); "Uncommon to locally fairly common on or near the ground in humid and montane forest and mature secondary woodland" (Ridgely & Tudor 1994); "*CHAMÆZA.   Rostrum subbreve, subforte, culmine leviter arcuato; naribus basalibus, oblongo-ovalibus, longitudinalibus, plumis parvulis obtectis.  Alæ brevissimæ, rotundatæ; remige 1ma brevi, 2da et 7ma, 3ta et 6ta æqualibus, longissimis; pogoniis utrinque fere integris.  Pedes subgraciles; tarsis elongatis; acrotarsiis scutellatis, in scuta novem divisis; paratarsiis in scutula plurima divisis; digitis subelongatis, gracilibus, duobus extimis ad basin connexis, unguibus gracilibus, compressis; halluce subelongato, subforti, ungue subelongato, arcuato, maxime compresso.  Cauda brevis, rotundata,   Obs. Genus subfamilias Myiotherinam, Swains., et Merulinam eximie connectens.    MERULOIDES.  ...  Habitat in Brasilia." (Vigors 1825); "Chamaeza Vigors, Zool. Journ., 2, 1825, p. 395. Type, by monotypy, Chamaeza meruloides Vigors = Turdus brevicaudus Vieillot = Myiothera campanisona Lichtenstein." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 242).
Var. Chamoeza, Chamaezosa (Gr. ζωη zōē  manner of life), Chamaezusa, ChanmzuChemaeza, Chemoeza.

ruficauda
L. rufus red, ruddy; cauda tail.
● ex “Jacamar à Queue Rousse” of Levaillant 1801 (Galbula).
● ex “Rouge-queue de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 686, fig. 2 (syn. Synallaxis gujanensis).
● ex “Fauvette de Cayenne à queue rousse” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Rufous-tailed Warbler” of Latham 1783 (unident.).