Scarlet Minivet / Pericrocotus speciosus

Scarlet Minivet / Pericrocotus speciosus

Scarlet Minivet

SCI Name:  Pericrocotus speciosus
Protonym:  [Turdus] speciosus IndexOrn. Vol. I p. 363
Category:  Passeriformes / Campephagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  scamin1
Type Locality:  India; type locality restricted to ''Himalayas'', by Hartert, 1902, Novit. Zool., 9, p. 555, and further restricted to Darjeeling, bjr Stuart Baker, 1921, Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc, 27, p. 694.
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Publish Year:  1790
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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.

speciosa / speciosum / speciosus
L. speciosus  splendid, beautiful, brilliant  < species  beauty, appearance  < specere  to look at.
● ex “Manucode à bouquets” of de Buffon 1770-1785, and “Magnificent Paradise-bird” of Latham 1783 (syn. Diphyllodes magnificus).
● ex “Grand Promérops à paremens frisés” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Epimachus fastuosus).
● ex “Pigeon-ramier de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 213, “Ramiret” of de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Scallop-necked Pigeon” of Latham 1783 (Patagioenas).
● ex “Black-and-Scarlet Thrush” of Latham 1787 (Pericrocotus).
● ex “Moineau de la côte d’Afrique” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 203, fig. 1 (syn. Pytilia melba).

SUBSPECIES

Scarlet Minivet (Scarlet)
SCI Name: Pericrocotus speciosus [speciosus Group]
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.

Scarlet Minivet (Philippine Red)
SCI Name: Pericrocotus speciosus leytensis/novus
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.

Scarlet Minivet (Philippine Yellow)
SCI Name: Pericrocotus speciosus [marchesae Group]
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.

Scarlet Minivet (Javan)
SCI Name: Pericrocotus speciosus exul/siebersi
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.