Taczanowski’s Ground-Tyrant / Muscisaxicola griseus

Taczanowski\'s Ground-Tyrant / Muscisaxicola griseus

Taczanowski's Ground-Tyrant

SCI Name:  Muscisaxicola griseus
Protonym:  Muscisaxicola grisea Orn.Perou 2 p.213
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  tacgrt1
Type Locality:  Maraynioc, Peru.
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Publish Year:  1884
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DEFINITIONS

MUSCISAXICOLA
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Rufous-naped Ground Tyrant M. rufivertex) Portmanteau of genera Muscicapa Brisson 1760, flycatcher, and Saxicola auct. (= Oenanthe Vieillot 1816), wheatear; "G. MUSCISAXICOLA. Nob.   Pedibus valde elongatis, gracilibus, unguibus anticis brevibus, postice longiore parum curvato, alis prælongis, acuminatis; cauda mediocris apice recto; rostro tenui, valde compresso, elongato, non basi depresso, quibus omnibus characteribus habituque toto Saxicolis hujus generis species proxime accedunt.   ...   1. M. rufivertex, Nob.   ...   2. M. mentalis, Nob.   ...   3. M. maculirostris, Nob.   ...   4. M. striaticeps, Nob." (d'Orbigny & de La Fresnaye 1837); "Muscisaxicola d'Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1837, Mag. Zool. [Paris], 7, cl. 2, p. 65. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1840, List Genera Birds, p. 24), Muscisaxicola rufivertex d'Orbigny and Lafresnaye." (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 168).
Synon. Ptyonura.

griseum / griseus
Med. L. griseum, griseus or grisius  grey.
● ex “Crabier de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 908, and “Crabier gris à tête et queue vertes” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Butorides striatus).
● ex “Brown Snipe” of Pennant 1785 (Limnodromus).
● ex “Caille brune de Madagascar” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Grey-throated Quail” of Latham 1783 (syn. Margaroperdix madagarensis).
● ex “Engoulevent gris” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Grey Goatsucker” of Latham 1785 (Nyctibius).
● ex “Grey Hornbill” of Latham 1787 (Ocyceros).
ex “Manakin cendré de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 687, fig. 1 (syn. Pachyramphus rufus).
ex “Grignet” of Levaillant 1801-1804, pl. 126 (syn. Parisoma subcaeruleum).
ex “Ara gris à trompe” of Levaillant 1801-1805 (syn. Probosciger aterrimus).
ex “Tangara olive de la Louisiane” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 714, fig. 1, and “Gris-Olive” of de Buffon 1770-1785 (Vireo).
● ex “Icterus cinereus Novae Hispaniae” of Brisson 1760, “Tocolin” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Grey Oriole” of Latham 1782 (unident.).