Scarlet-horned Manakin / Ceratopipra cornuta

Scarlet-horned Manakin / Ceratopipra cornuta

Scarlet-horned Manakin

SCI Name:  Ceratopipra cornuta
Protonym:  Pipra cornuta Av.Sp.Nov.Brasil. 2 p.5 pl.7 fig.2
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Pipridae /
Taxonomy Code:  schman1
Type Locality:  in sylvis flum. Amazonum''; restricted to Mt. Roraima, Venezuela (D. W. S.).
Publish Year:  1825
IUCN Status:  


(Pipridae; Ϯ Scarlet-horned Manakin C. cornuta) Gr. κερας keras, κερατος keratos  horn; genus Pipra Linnaeus, 1764, manakin; "The rear crown-feathers are elongated and protrude from the line of the head, forming two tufts that project either side of the head and curve slightly upward" (Kirwan & Green 2011); "69. CERATOPIPRA, Bp.  —  152. cornuta, Spix." (Bonaparte 1854); "Ceratopipra Bonaparte, 1854, Ateneo Italiano, 2 (11), p. 316 (= Consp. Voluc. Anisod., p. 6). Type, by monotypy, [Ceratopipra] cornuta = Pipra cornuta Spix." (Snow in Peters, 1979, VIII, p. 269)
Var. Ceratopipo (Mod. L. pipo  manakin).

cornuta / cornutus
L. cornutus  horned  < cornu  horn (cf. Med. L. cornutus  mitred, exalted).
● ex “Anhima” of Marcgrave 1648, and “Kamichy” of Brisson 1760 (Anhima).
● ex “Horned Parrot” of Latham 1781 (Eunymphicus).
● ex “Eared or Horned Dobchick” of Edwards 1747, and “Horned Grebe” of Pennant 1785, and Latham 1785 (subsp. Podiceps auritus).