Seaside Cinclodes / Cinclodes nigrofumosus

Seaside Cinclodes / Cinclodes nigrofumosus

Seaside Cinclodes

SCI Name:  Cinclodes nigrofumosus
Protonym:  Uppucerthia nigro-fumosa Mag.Zool. 8 cl.2 p.23
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  seacin1
Type Locality:  'Cobija in Bolivia'' = Province of Antofagasta, Chile.
Publish Year:  1838
IUCN Status:  


(Furnariidae; Ϯ Dark-bellied Cinclodes C. patagonicus) Genus Cinclus Bechstein, 1802, dipper  < Gr. κιγκλος kinklos  unknown waterside bird; -οιδης -oidēs  resembling; the Dark-bellied Cinclodes, originally described in the wagtail genus Motacilla, is now considered the ecological equivalent of the dippers Cinclidae; "Habitat in terra ignis ad mare  ...  et vermibus marinis victitans" (J. Gmelin 1789); "CINCLODES, n.  Furnarius, Less. Opetiorhynchus, (Temm.) Gould.  G.R. Gray. Uppucerthia, D'Orb. Motacilla, Gm.   C. Patagonicus, (Gm.) n. Mot. Gracula, Forst. Opet. rupestris, Kittl. Less. Tr. Orn., pl. 75, fig. 1. F. Lessonii, Dum. F. Chilensis, Less." (G. Gray 1840); "Cinclodes G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 16. Type, by subsequent designation, Motacilla patagonica Gmelin (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 26)." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 65).
Synon. Cillurus.

nigrofumosa / nigrofumosus
L. niger  black; fumosus  smoked  < fumus  smoke.