Tabar Pitta / Erythropitta splendida

Tabar Pitta / Erythropitta splendida

Tabar Pitta

SCI Name:  Erythropitta splendida
Protonym:  Pitta erythrogaster splendida Am.Mus.Novit. no.1707 p.5
Category:  Passeriformes / Pittidae /
Taxonomy Code:  tabpit1
Type Locality:  Tabar Island, Tabar group.
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Publish Year:  1955
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ERYTHROPITTA
(Pittidae; Macklot's Pitta E. macklotii) Gr. ερυθρος eruthros  red; genus Pitta Vieillot, 1816, pitta; "They are characterized by the unpatterned face and throat; breast band distinct from belly patch; belly all red; and no prominent turquoise shoulder patch" (Beehler & Pratt 2016); "Erythropitta, Bp. — 187. mackloti, Temm. — 188. celebensis, Forst. — 189. erythrogastra, Cuv. — 190. venusta, Mull. — 191. granatina, Temm. (coccinea, Eyt.)" (Bonaparte 1854); "Erythropitta Bonaparte, 1854, Conspectus Volucrum Anisodactylorum, p. 7.  Type, by subsequent designation (G. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds Brit. Mus., p. 144 (Appendix)), Pitta macklotii Temminck, 1834." (JAJ 2021).
Synon. Monilipitta, Phoeniocichla, Purpureipitta.

splendida
L. splendidus splendid, brilliant, magnificent < splendere to shine.
● ex “Soui-manga à plumes soyeuses” and “Eclatant” of Audebert & Vieillot 1802 (unident.).