Spot-throated Hummingbird / Leucippus taczanowskii

Spot-throated Hummingbird / Leucippus taczanowskii

Spot-throated Hummingbird

SCI Name:  Leucippus taczanowskii
Protonym:  Thaumasius taczanowskii Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt1 p.146
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  spthum2
Type Locality:  Guajungo, Cajamarca, Peru.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1879
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

LEUCIPPUS
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Buffy Hummingbird L. fallax) Gr. myth. Leucippus, son of Oenomaus, who developed a passion for Daphne and disguised himself as a woman companion to be near her. When his deception was revealed he was torn to pieces by the outraged attendants of the goddess. Both sexes of the Buffy Hummingbird share the same plumage; "*165. Leucippus, Bp. (Polytmus, p. Gr.)  America m.  2.   1. TROCHILUS fallax, Bourc. (Lampornis fulviventris, Gould)  Rev. Zool. 1843. ex Venezuela.   2. TROCHILUS turneri, Bourc. (hypoleucus, Gould) Proc. Zool. Soc. 1846.  ex Bolivia." (Bonaparte 1850); "Leucippus Bonaparte, Consp. Av., 1, Mar., 1850, p. 73. Type, by subsequent designation, Trochilus fallax Bourcier. (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 21.)" (Peters 1945, V, 59).
Var. Leucipus.
Synon. Brabournea, Dolerisca, Doleromyia, Leucolia, Talaphorus, Thaumasius.

taczanowskia / taczanowskii / taczanowskius
Władysław Taczanowski (1819-1890) Polish zoologist, collector, Curator of Zoology, Warsaw University Mus., 1862-1890 (subsp. Asthenes flammulata, Atlapetes (ex Buarremon mystacalis Taczanowski, 1874), Cinclodes, syn. Columba rupestris, subsp. Euphonia chlorotica, syn. Garrulus glandarius brandtii, syn. Heliangelus clarisse, subsp. Icterus mesomelas, Leptopogon, Leucippus, syn. Limnodromus semipalmatus, syn. Locustella luteoventrisNothoprocta, Onychostruthus, subsp. Picumnus lafresnayi, Podiceps, subsp. Riparia riparia, Sicalis, subsp. Tetrao urogallus, syn. Thalurania furcata jelskii).