Seram Honeyeater / Lichmera monticola

Seram Honeyeater / Lichmera monticola

Seram Honeyeater

SCI Name:  Lichmera monticola
Protonym:  Stigmatops monticola Bull.Br.Orn.Club 31 p.5
Category:  Passeriformes / Meliphagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  serhon1
Type Locality:  Ceram.
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Publish Year:  1912
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DEFINITIONS

LICHMERA
(Meliphagidae; Ϯ Brown Honeyeater L. indistincta ocularis) Gr. λιχμηρης likhmērēs  licking with the tongue  < λιχμαω likhmaō  to lick, to dart with the tongue; "Gen. LICHMERA nov. gen.  *) Bürstenzüngler.   633.  1. L. australasiana Nob. — Certhia australasiana Shaw. Gen. Zool. VIII. p. 226.— Certhia pyrrhoptera Lath.?— Melithreptus melanoleucus Vieill.— Meliphaga australasiana Vig. Horsf. Trans. Lin. Soc. XV. p. 313.— id. Gould B. Austr. IV. tab. 27.— Meliphaga inornata Gould. (jun.).    634.  2. L. ocularis Nob.— Glyciphila ocularis Gould Proc. Zool. Soc. 1837. p. 154.  id. Birds Austr. IV. tab. 31.— Gylciphila subocularis Gould. (Fem an juv.).   ...  *) Von λιχμηρης, züngelnd, leckerhaft.  Die Gruppe steht in der Bildung zwischen Meliornis und Ptilotis" (Cabanis 1853); "Lichmera Cabanis, 1851 [= 1853], Mus. Hein., 1, p. 118. Type, by subsequent designation (Bonaparte, 1854, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 38, p. 263), Glyciphila ocularis Gould." (Salomonsen in Peters 1967, XII, 345).
Synon. Stigmatops.

MONTICOLA
(Muscicapidae; Ϯ Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush M. saxatilis) L. monticola  mountain-dweller, mountaineer  < mons, montis  mountain; -cola  inhabitant  < colere  to dwell; "22. Familie. Drosseln, Turdus.  43. Gattung. Monticola.2    85. saxatilis    86. cyanus.   ...   2 Unterscheidendes Kennzeichen der Gattung: das rostrothe oder schieferblaue Gefieder." (Boie 1822); "Monticola Boie, 1822, Isis, col. 552. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1847, Gen. Birds, 1, p. 220), Turdus saxatilis Linnaeus." (Ripley in Peters 1964, X, 135).
Synon. Colonocincla, Cyanocincla, Migratorius, Notiocichla, Notiocincla, Orocetes, Oroscirtetes, Petrocincla, Petrocossyphus, Petrophila, Petrornis, Pseudocossyphus.

monticola
L. monticola  mountain-dweller  < mons, montis  mountain; -cola  dweller  < colere  to inhabit.
● Namaqualand; ex “Traquet Montagnard” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 184, fig. 2 (Dromolaea).
● Hudson’s Bay; ex “Mountain Finch” of Latham 1783 (syn. Spizella arborea).
● Canada; ex “Moineau du Canada” of Brisson 1760, and d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 223, fig. 2, and “Soulciet” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (?syn. Zonotrichia leucophrys).