Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo / Vireolanius leucotis

Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo / Vireolanius leucotis

Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo

SCI Name:  Vireolanius leucotis
Protonym:  Malaconotus leucotis Anim.Menag. p.341
Category:  Passeriformes / Vireonidae /
Taxonomy Code:  scsvir1
Type Locality:  'Africa?'' [error = South America]; Cayenne designated by Zimmer, 1942, Amer. Mus. Novit., no. 1160, p. 9.
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Publish Year:  1838
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DEFINITIONS

VIREOLANIUS
(Vireonidae; Ϯ Chestnut-sided Shrike-vireo V. melitophrys) Compound of genera Vireo Vieillot, 1808, vireo, and Lanius Linnaeus, 1758, shrike; "Plumage loose-webbed, silky ...  Bill rather stout, hooked" (Van Tyne & Berger 1965); "*710. Vireolanius, Dubus. (Cycloris, p. Caban.)   Mexico.  1.   *V. melitophrys, Dubus. (Lanius chrysophrys, Licht.) Esq. Orn. 1850. t. 26. Mus. Brux. ex Berol.  ex Mexic." (Bonaparte 1850); "Vireolanius Bonaparte (ex Du Bus MS), 1851?, Consp. Avium, 1 (1850), p. 330. Type, by monotypy, Vireolanius melitophrys Bonaparte." (Blake in Peters 1968, XIV, 108). 
Synon. Smaragdolanius.

leucotis
Gr. λευκος leukos white; -ωτις -ōtis -eared < ους ous, ωτος ōtos ear.
● ex “Fourmilier à oreilles blanches de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 822, and “White-eared Manakin” of Latham 1783 (syn. Conopophaga aurita).

SUBSPECIES

Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo (Pale-legged)
SCI Name: Vireolanius leucotis mikettae
mikettae
Rudolf Miketta (fl. 1899) collector in Ecuador for Tring Mus. (Vireolanius).

Slaty-capped Shrike-Vireo (Slaty-capped)
SCI Name: Vireolanius leucotis [leucotis Group]
VIREOLANIUS
(Vireonidae; Ϯ Chestnut-sided Shrike-vireo V. melitophrys) Compound of genera Vireo Vieillot, 1808, vireo, and Lanius Linnaeus, 1758, shrike; "Plumage loose-webbed, silky ...  Bill rather stout, hooked" (Van Tyne & Berger 1965); "*710. Vireolanius, Dubus. (Cycloris, p. Caban.)   Mexico.  1.   *V. melitophrys, Dubus. (Lanius chrysophrys, Licht.) Esq. Orn. 1850. t. 26. Mus. Brux. ex Berol.  ex Mexic." (Bonaparte 1850); "Vireolanius Bonaparte (ex Du Bus MS), 1851?, Consp. Avium, 1 (1850), p. 330. Type, by monotypy, Vireolanius melitophrys Bonaparte." (Blake in Peters 1968, XIV, 108). 
Synon. Smaragdolanius.