Santa Marta Sabrewing / Campylopterus phainopeplus

Santa Marta Sabrewing / Campylopterus phainopeplus

Santa Marta Sabrewing

SCI Name:  Campylopterus phainopeplus
Protonym:  Campylopterus phainopeplus Ibis p.202
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  samsab1
Type Locality:  Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia, type from San Jose
Author:  
Publish Year:  1879
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CAMPYLOPTERUS
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Grey-breasted Sabrewing C. largipennis) Gr. καμπυλος kampulos  curved, bent  < καμπτω kamptō  to bend; -πτερος -pteros  
-winged  < πτερον pteron  wing (cf. specific name Trochilus campylopterus J. Gmelin, 1788 (= syn. Campylopterus largipennis)); "CAMPYLOPTERUS.  Rostrum longiusculum, sub-arcuatumAlæ falcatæ; remigum primarum scapis dilatato-compressisCauda rotundata, vel gradata.    Types. 1. T. latipennis.  2. falcatus. Sw., Zool. Ill.  ... Wings falcated, the shafts or scapes of the primary quills dilated and compressed." (Swainson 1827); "Campylopterus Swainson, Zool. Journ., 3, 1827, p. 358. Type, by subsequent designation, C. latipennis (Lath.) = Trochilus largipennis Boddaert. (G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 13.)" (Peters, 1945, V, p. 18).
Var. Campilopterus.
Synon. Bombornis, Loxopterus, Pampa, Phaeochroa, Platystylopterus, Saepiopterus, Sphenoproctus.

campylopterus
Gr. καμπυλος kampulos  curved, bent  < καμπτω kamptō  to bend; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing.
● ex “Oiseau-mouche à larges tuyaux de Cayenne” of d’Aubenon 1765-1781, pl. 672, fig. 2, “Oiseau-mouche à larges tuyaux” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Broad-shafted Humming-bird” of Latham 1783 (syn. Campylopterus largipennis).

phainopepla / phainopeplus
Gr. φαεινος phaeinos  brilliant, shining  < φαινω phainō  to shine; πεπλος peplos  cloak.