Scarlet-and-white Tanager / Chrysothlypis salmoni

Scarlet-and-white Tanager / Chrysothlypis salmoni

Scarlet-and-white Tanager

SCI Name:  Chrysothlypis salmoni
Protonym:  Dacnis salmoni Cat.BirdsBrit.Mus. 11 p.27 pl.2 fig.2
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thraupidae /
Taxonomy Code:  sawtan1
Type Locality:  Remedios, Antioquia [, Colombia].
Publish Year:  1886
IUCN Status:  


(Thraupidae; Ϯ Black-and-yellow Tanager C. chrysomelas) Gr. χρυσος khrusos  gold; θλυπις thlupis  unknown bird, perhaps some sort of finch. In ornithology thlypis signifies either a parulid warbler or, as in this case, a thin-billed tanager; "Genus Chrysothlypis, gen. nov. Berl.   Chrysothlypis gen. nov. Tanagridarum generi Hemithraupis dicto affinis, differt rostro graciliore magis producto, necnon coloribus maris insolitus (capite, uropygio corporeque inferiore aureo-flavis, dorso alis caudaque velutino-nigris).   Typus: Tachyphonus chrysomelas Sclater & Salvin." (von Berlepsch 1912); "Chrysothlypis Berlepsch, Verh. 5th Intern. Orn. Kongr. Berlin, p. 1080, Feb., 1912—type, by orig. desig., Tachyphonus chrysomelas Sclater and Salvin." (Hellmayr, 1936, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. IX, p. 385).
Synon. Erythrothlypis.

salmoni / salmonii
● Thomas Knight Salmon (1841-1878) British engineer, state engineer Colombia 1870-1877, naturalist, collector, oologist (syn. Aramides cajanea, Brachygalba, Chrysothlypis, subsp. Myrmotherula fulviventris, subsp. Psarocolius angustifrons, subsp. Tigrisoma fasciatum).
● "Salmon's Hornbill ... Shot at Dahomy, and presented by Benj. Salmon, Esq., who killed this new species on a mission to the king of Ashantee" (Brookes 1828) (?syn. Bycanistes sp.).