Rufous-tailed Flatbill / Ramphotrigon ruficauda

Rufous-tailed Flatbill / Ramphotrigon ruficauda

Rufous-tailed Flatbill

SCI Name:  Ramphotrigon ruficauda
Protonym:  Platyrhynchus ruficauda Av.Sp.Nov.Brasil. 2 p.9 pl.11 fig.1
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rutfla1
Type Locality:  'in sylvis fl. Amazonum''; restricted to mouth of Rio Madeira by Gyldenstolpe, 1945, Kungl. Svenska Vet.-Akad. Handl., ser. 3, 22(3), p. 246.
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Publish Year:  1825
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DEFINITIONS

RAMPHOTRIGON
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Rufous-tailed Flatbill R. ruficauda) Gr. ῥαμφος rhamphos  bill; τριγωνον trigōnon  triangle  < τρεις treis, τριων triōn  three; γωνια gōnia  angle; "Rostro trigono, supra subtusque plano, latiore quam longiore, praecipue maxilla inferiore plana, lata" (von Spix 1825); "APPENDIX.  ...  808 d. (2343.) RAMPHOTRIGON, Pr. B. 1854.  (Platyrhynchus ruficaudus, Spix.)" (G. Gray 1855).
Var. Ramphotrigron.

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.).