Ryukyu Minivet / Pericrocotus tegimae

Ryukyu Minivet / Pericrocotus tegimae

Ryukyu Minivet

SCI Name:  Pericrocotus tegimae
Protonym:  Pericrocotus tegimae Proc.U.S.Natl.Mus. 9 p.648
Category:  Passeriformes / Campephagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  ryumin1
Type Locality:  Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands.
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Publish Year:  1887
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DEFINITIONS

PERICROCOTUS
(Campephagidae; Ϯ Sunda Minivet P. miniatus) Gr. περι peri  very, all around; κροκωτος krokōtos  golden-yellow  < κροκος krokos  saffron; "VI. Fam. Sylviadae Vigors.   ...   Pericrocotus: Musc. miniata Tem. col. 156  u. s. w." (Boie 1826); "Pericrocotus Boie, 1826, Isis von Oken, 2, (10), col. 972. Type, by original designation [?] and monotypy, Muscicapa miniata Temminck." (Deignan in Peters 1960, IX, 207).
Var. Perierocotus, Pericrodotus.
Synon. Acis, Motacilloides, Phoenicornis.

tegimae
Seiichi Tegima (fl. 1887) Japanese naturalist, Director of Educational Mus., Tokyo (Pericrocotus).