Stripe-breasted Starthroat / Heliomaster squamosus

Stripe-breasted Starthroat / Heliomaster squamosus

Stripe-breasted Starthroat

SCI Name:  Heliomaster squamosus
Protonym:  Trochilus squamosus Pl.Col. livr.34 pl.203 fig.1
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  stbsta1
Type Locality:  Brazil, restricted to Bahia by Pinto, Rev. Mus. Paulista, 22, 1938, p. 282.
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Publish Year:  1823
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DEFINITIONS

HELIOMASTER
(Trochilidae; Ϯ Blue-tufted Starthroat H. furcifer) Gr. ἡλιος hēlios  sun; μαστηρ mastēr, μαστηρος mastēros  searcher  < μαιομαι maiomai  to seek after; "*157. Heliomaster, Bp. (Mellisuga et Calothorax, p. Gr.)   America m.  5.   1. ORNISMYA angelae, Less.   ...   2. TROCHILUS longirostris, Vieill.   ...   3. TROCHILUS mesoleucus, Temm.   ...   4. TROCHILUS rubineus, Lath.   ...   5. TROCHILUS rubinoides, Bourcier." (Bonaparte 1850); "Heliomaster Bonaparte, Consp. Av., 1, Mar. 1850, p. 70. Type, by subsequent designation, Orn. angel. = Ornismya angelae Lesson = Trochilus furcifer Shaw. (Bonaparte, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 30, 8 Apr., 1850, p. 382.)" (Peters, 1945, V, p. 128).
Var. Heliomastes.   
Synon. Anthoscenus, Callipedia, Calliperidia, Corinnes, Floricola, Lepidolarynx, Lepidothorax.

squamosa / squamosus
L. squamosus  scaly  < squama  scale.
● ex “Pigeon Ramier de la Guadeloupe” of Holandre 1790 (Patagioenas).