Steely-vented Hummingbird / Amazilia saucerottei

Steely-vented Hummingbird / Amazilia saucerottei

Steely-vented Hummingbird

SCI Name:  Amazilia saucerottei
Protonym:  Trochilus Saucerrottei Rev.Zool. 9 p.311
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  stvhum2
Type Locality:  Cali, Colombia.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1846
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

AMAZILIA
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Cinnamon Hummingbird A. rutila) Specific name Ornismya amazilia Lesson, 1828 (see amazilia); "Race: Les AMAZILIS, amazilia, Less.  — (pl. 73.) L'ois. mouche lumachelle: Ornysmia lumachella, Less., rev. zool. p. 315. Hab.: Bahia.   — (pl. 74.) L'ois. mouche beau: Ornysmia eximia, Delattre, écho, 1813, Hab.: Guatimala.   — (pl. 75) L'ois. mouche canelle: Ornysmia cinnamomea, Less., rev. zoolog., 1842, p. 175; Orn. rufula, Delattre, écho, 1843. Hab: Acapulco, Guatimala.     (pl. 76) L'ois. m. Clarisse: Ornysmia clarisse, Longuemare, rev. zool., 1841, p. 306. H. Santa-Fe-de-Bogota." (Lesson 1843); "Amazilia Lesson, Écho du Monde Sav., 1843, col. 757. Type, by subsequent designation, Ornismya cinnamomea Lesson = Ornismia rutila DeLattre. (Stone, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philas., 1918, p. 256.)" (Peters 1945, V, p. 61).  I have elsewhere suggested that the substantive name Amazili be given to the hummingbirds of this genus.  
Var. Amazillia.   
Synon. Agyrtria, Albanora, Amazilicus, Amazilina, Amazilius, Amizilis, Arena, Arenella, Ariadne, Ariana, Chionogaster, Chionomesa, Cyanomyia, Elliotia, Eranna, Eratina, Eratopis, Erythronota, Eucephala, Hemistilbon, Hemithylaca, Hypochionis, Leucodora, Lisoria, Myletes, Polyerata, Pyrrhophaena, Saucerottia, Uranomitra.

amazilia
Amazili, an Inca heroine in Jean Marmontel’s novel (1777) “Les Incas, ou la destruction de l’Empire du Pérou” (Amazilia (“le nom de cette espèce rappellera à l’imagination de nos lecteurs une des héroïnes célébrées par Marmontel dans ses Incas, et en même temps les lieux où elle vit” (Lesson 1830), subsp. Columbina minuta).

saucerottei
Dr Antoine Constant Saucerotte (1805-1884) French physician, ornithologist (“Dédié à M. Saucerotte, docteur et ornitholgiste distingué de Lunéville” (de Lattre & Bourcier 1846) (cf. “For Dr Nicolas Saucerotte” (Richmond Index); the French Army surgeon Nicolas Saucerotte (d. 1814) was father to dentist Victor Joseph Saucerotte (d. 1845) and grandfather to the above Antoine Constant)) (Amazilia).

SUBSPECIES

Steely-vented Hummingbird (warscewiczi)
SCI Name: Amazilia saucerottei warscewiczi
warscewiczi
Józef Warszewicz Ritter von Rawicz (1812-1866) Polish botanist, orchidist, collector in Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia 1844-1853 (subsp. Amazilia saucerottei, subsp. Lepidocolaptes lacrymiger).

Steely-vented Hummingbird (saucerottei)
SCI Name: Amazilia saucerottei saucerottei
saucerottei
Dr Antoine Constant Saucerotte (1805-1884) French physician, ornithologist (“Dédié à M. Saucerotte, docteur et ornitholgiste distingué de Lunéville” (de Lattre & Bourcier 1846) (cf. “For Dr Nicolas Saucerotte” (Richmond Index); the French Army surgeon Nicolas Saucerotte (d. 1814) was father to dentist Victor Joseph Saucerotte (d. 1845) and grandfather to the above Antoine Constant)) (Amazilia).

Steely-vented Hummingbird (braccata)
SCI Name: Amazilia saucerottei braccata
bracatus / braccata / braccatus
L. bracatus  trousered, wearing trousers  < bracae  breeches, trousers.