Sulawesi Swiftlet / Aerodramus sororum

Sulawesi Swiftlet / Aerodramus sororum

Sulawesi Swiftlet

SCI Name:  Aerodramus sororum
Protonym:  Collocalia francica sororum Orn.Monatsb. 39 p.11
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Apodidae /
Taxonomy Code:  molswi4
Type Locality:  Uru, 800 metres, west base of the Latimodjong Mountains, Celebes.
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Publish Year:  1931
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DEFINITIONS

AERODRAMUS
(Apodidae; Ϯ Himalayan Swiftlet A. brevirostris innominatus) Gr. αηρ aēr, αερος aeros  air; -δρομος -dromos  -racer  < τρεχω trekhō  to run; "A.—Tarsus more or less feathered (subgenus Aerodramus).  ...  AERODRAMUS, 6 subgenus nov.   Chars. subgen.— Similar in proportions to the subgenus Collocalia, but tarsus more or less feathered.  Type.— Collocalia innominata Hume.   ...   6 αηρ, aer; δραμειν, cursare." (Oberholser 1906); "Aerodramus Oberholser, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila., 58, 1906, p. 179 (in key), p. 182.  Type, by original designation, Collocalia innominata Hume." (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 220).
Synon. Zoonava.

sororum
L. sororum  of the sisters  < soror, sororis  sister.
● Anneliese Heinrich née Machatchek (fl. 1945) first wife of German/Polish explorer Gerhardt Heinrich, and her sister Lieselotte Machatchek (fl. 1930), later mistress and partner of Heinrich (Mark Brown in litt.) (subsp. Aerodramus infuscatus).
● Three Sisters Is. (= Las Tres Marias = Olu Malau), north of San Cristobal, Solomon Is. (subsp. Todiramphus chloris).