Spotted Antpitta / Hylopezus macularius

Spotted Antpitta / Hylopezus macularius

Spotted Antpitta

SCI Name:  Hylopezus macularius
Protonym:  Pitta macularia Pl.Col. livr.85 texttoGenusPitta,sp.11
Category:  Passeriformes / Grallariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  spoant6
Type Locality:  Brazil; error = Cayenne, type locality substituted by Hellmayr, Nov. Zool., 17, 1910, p. 370.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1830
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

HYLOPEZUS
(Grallariidae; Streak-chested Antpitta H. perspicillatus) Gr ὑλη hulē  woodland, forest; πεζος pezos  walking  < πατεω pateō  to walk; "Hylopezus gen. nov. ... Related to Grallaria Vieillot but nasal fossæ longer and narrower ... nostrils more linear and separated from frontal feathering by naked integument; much weaker and more slender (nearly terete) bill, etc.  Type.- Grallaria perspicillata Lawrence.  ('Yλη, a wood, forest; πεζος, walking.)" (Ridgway 1909); "Hylopezus RIDGWAY, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 21, 1909, p. 71 (type [by original designation] Grallaria perspicillata LAWRENCE)." (Hellmayr, 1924, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. III, 334).
Var. Hylopezas.

macularia / macularis / macularius
Mod. L. macularius  spotted  < L. macula  spot.
● ex “Spotted Tringa.  Tringa maculata” of Edwards 1740, and “Turdus aquaticus” of Brisson 1760 (Actitis).

SUBSPECIES

Spotted Antpitta (Spotted)
SCI Name: Hylopezus macularius macularius
macularia / macularis / macularius
Mod. L. macularius  spotted  < L. macula  spot.
● ex “Spotted Tringa.  Tringa maculata” of Edwards 1740, and “Turdus aquaticus” of Brisson 1760 (Actitis).

Spotted Antpitta (Zimmer's)
SCI Name: Hylopezus macularius dilutus
dilutum / dilutus
L. dilutus  weak, diluted, resolved, thin, soft  < diluere  to dissolve  < dis  separate, apart; luere  to make good.