Russet-winged Schiffornis / Schiffornis stenorhyncha

Russet-winged Schiffornis / Schiffornis stenorhyncha

Russet-winged Schiffornis

SCI Name:  Schiffornis stenorhyncha
Protonym:  Heteropelma stenorhynchum Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1868) (1868), Pt3 p.628,632
Category:  Passeriformes / Tityridae /
Taxonomy Code:  thlsch4
Type Locality:  San Esteban, Carabobo, Venezuela.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1869
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DEFINITIONS

SCHIFFORNIS
(Tityridae; Brown-winged Schiffornis S. turdina) Prof. Dr Moriz Schiff (1823-1896) German biologist, surgeon in the Baden revolution 1849, pioneer anatomist and endocrinologist, physiologist, Prof. of Comparative Anatomy Univ. of Bern 1854-1863, Prof. of Physiology Istituto di Studii Superiori, Florence 1863-1876, Prof. of Physiology Univ. of Geneva 1876-1896; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird (see Massornis); "34. SCHIFFORNIS, Bp. —  74. major, Bp. — 75. turdina, Wied. — 76. minor, Schiff." (Bonaparte 1854); "Schiffornis Bonaparte, 1854, Ateneo Italiano, 2 (11), p. 314 (= Consp. Voluc. Anisod., p. 4).  Type, by monotypy, Muscicapa turdina Wied." (Snow in Peters, 1979, VIII, p. 246).  Formerly known as the Thrush-like Schiffornis or Thrush-like Manakin, the Brown-winged Schiffornis or Mourner is not particularly thrush-like, and has been variously allied to the manakins Pipridae, to the cotingas Cotingidae, or, more recently, to the tityras Tityridae.  
Var. Schifformis, Shiffornis.
Synon. Heteropelma, Massornis, Scotothorus.
• (Tityridae; syn. Schiffornis † Varzea Schiffornis S. major) "GENRE SCHIFFORNIS. — Schiffornis (Pr. Ch. Bonaparte).   SCHIFFORNIS GÉANT. — Schiffornis major (Pr. Ch. Bonap., Ateneo Italiano, Ag. 1854).  (PLANCHE XVIII, fig. 2.)   Sch. supra cinereo-brunnescens; tergo alisque brunneo-rufescentibus; subtus rufo-cinnamomeo; uropygio rectricibusque concoloribus.  Rostro pedibusque nigris." (des Murs 1856); "Schiffornis (not of BONAPARTE, 1854) DES MURS in CASTELNAU, Expéd. Amér. Sud, Ois., livr. 18, p. 66— June, 1856— type by monotypy Schiffornis major DES MURS.   ...   Schiffornis major BONAPARTE (Ateneo Italiano, 2, No. 11, p. 314, 1854; Consp. Voluc. Anisod., p. 4, 1854) is a nomen nudum." (Hellmayr, 1929, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. VI, p. 77).

stenorhyncha / stenorhynchum
Gr. στηνος stēnos narrow, thin; ῥυγχος rhunkhos bill.

SUBSPECIES

Russet-winged Schiffornis (panamensis)
SCI Name: Schiffornis stenorhyncha panamensis
panama / panamense / panamensis
Panama (said to be the name of a fishing village meaning "plenty of fish").

Russet-winged Schiffornis (stenorhyncha)
SCI Name: Schiffornis stenorhyncha stenorhyncha
stenorhyncha / stenorhynchum
Gr. στηνος stēnos narrow, thin; ῥυγχος rhunkhos bill.